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All figures are as of 03/31/2008.
Libraries included: William R. Newman Agriculture Library, Architecture and Fine Arts Library, Archives & Special Collections,
Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Fr. Harold Drake Library, St. John’s College Library, Donald W. Craik Engineering Library, E.K. Williams
Law Library, Albert D. Cohen Management Library, Eckhardt-Grammatte Music Library, Sciences and Technology Library, Neil
John Maclean Health Sciences Library, Bill Larson Library, Carolyn Sifton-Helent Fuld Library, Concordia Hospital Library, J.W.
Crane Memorial Library, Misericordia Health Centre Library, Riverview Health Centre Virtual Library, Seven Oaks General
Hospital Library, and the Victoria General Hospital Library.
1bii Increase over 2006–2007 figure is due to intense weeding and collections maintenance in preparation for move of materials to newly
constructed storage unit.
15-25 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars: (15a) $2,057,771; (15b) $5,880,826; (15c) $45,748; (15d) $430,585; (15) $8,414,930; (16)
$161,724; (17a) $5,390,193; (17b) $5,762,765; (17c) $719,113; (17) $11,872,071; (19) $1,817,932; (20) $22,266,657; (21) $1,080,416; (22) $3,352,558;
(23a) $87,744; (23b) $0; (24) $284,729; (25) $167,672.
35 2006–2007 figure should have been 28,787.
Library branches included: Main (W.E.B. DuBois) Library, Integrated Sciences Library, and the Engineering Library.
1bi A very large purchase of e-books was made in 2006–2007 and as a result the gross volumes added for 2006–2007 was an anomaly.
4 The total number of serial titles and each subcategory have been deduplicated according to ARL recommended techniques. The
2006–2007 unique serial counts were not accurate.
17c Expenditures for student assistants includes $62,246 from federal work-study grants.
29 Includes 156 sessions taught by Teaching Assistants (TAs) who were trained by librarians.
30 Includes 3,759 students in sessions taught by TAs who had been trained by librarians.
36 Excludes 41 EdD degrees awarded by the School of Education.
All figures are as of 05/31/2008.
Library branches included: Birks Reading Room, Education Library, Islamic Studies Library, Life Sciences Library, Humanities
& Social Sciences Library, Blackader-Lauterman Library of Art & Architecture, Marvin Duchow Musich Library, Howard Ross
Library, Macdonald Campus Library (agricultural & Environmental Sciences), Osler Library of the History of Medicine, Nahum
Gelber Law Library, Schulich Library of Science & Engineering, Edward Rosenthall Library of Mathematics & Statistics, and the
Walter Hitschfeld Geographic Informatic Centre.
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 4,461,040. There are 357,195 e-books that are not cataloged, but are available to library users.
They have not been added to this count.
4bi Separate figures are not kept for consortial serials.
13 Slides and filmstrips are reported in (11).
15–25 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars: (15a) $5,263,342; (15b) $10,290,257; (15c) $247,793; (15d) $446,701; (15) $16,248,093; (16)
$248,762; (17a) $6,095,591; (17b) $7,716,288; (17c) $829,709; (17) $14,641,588; (19) $4,359,872; (20) $35,498,315; (21) $1,302,287; (22) $7,674,494;
(23a) $363,388; (23b) $0; (24) $524,983; (25) $34,628.
38 The number of faculty reported in 2006–2007 was incorrect. We include all of the medical faculty (affiliated doctors) who are
associated with McGill’s extensive teaching hospitals in our total faculty count.
All figures are as of 04/30/2008.
Library branches included: Mills Memorial Library, H.G. Thode Library, and the Innis Library.
1 Corrections to the 2006–2007 McMaster Library Statistics: (1a) Volumes held as of June 30, 2006: 1,842,679; (1b) Volumes added: 12,503
(1bi) Volumes added gross: 16,518; (1bii)Volumes withdrawn: 4,015.
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 2,165,581.
1b This figure has e-books included.
1bi Figure has 146,575 e-books included. Note: add 146,575 to 2006–2007 e-books purchased in 2007–2008.
1bii Deduping project increased withdrawals figures.
6 Large amount of microfilm set sent to Nippising.