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MINNESOTA
University of Minnesota coordinate campuses are not included.
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 6,778,001. Volume count adjusted to reflect adjustments to counts in special collections areas.
1biii Increase reflects weeding projects in various locations.
4a Used same counting algorithms as 2006–2007. Increase reflects new investments and improved “discoverability.”
4bi Breakdown between consortial and freely accessible electronic serials is not available.
4biii Breakdown between print serials and print government documents is not available.
11 Breakdown by material type is not available. Total audio-visual items for all included libraries is 869,236.
15c Change reflects the fact that in 2006–2007 this category was high due to purchases of e-serial backsets.
15d Increase in use of collections funds for bibliographic utilities, interlibrary loan subsidy, search enhancements, etc.
25 Increase is due to more accurate reporting of costs in all departments. 2006–2007’s figure was under-reported.
26 Decrease in staffing represents vacant positions, not reduction of available positions.
31 Significant decrease may be partly because of adoption of software for recording statistics leading to more accurate reporting and
fewer estimates.
31a Counts from some service points may be estimated.
MISSOURI
Library branches included: Health Sciences Library, Vet Med Library, Math Library, Geology Library, Engineering Library,
Journalism Library, Newspaper Library, Archives, and the Library Depository.
15b Of the $5,582,484 reported here; $2,774,288 is from the University-wide systems office for the four campus system. University of
Missouri- Columbia (MU) has over 50% of the students, but we use all of these journals.
19 $412,774 of this figure is for Online Cataloging system for all four campus Library Systems Offices.
22 This represents $2,774,288 for four campus Library System Offices, and $3,193,514 for MU Libraries Serials.
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
All MIT Libraries are included in these statistics.
18 Fringe benefits are included.
MONTREAL
All figures are as of 05/31/2008.
15–25 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars: (15a) $1,996,750; (15b) $9,304,870; (15c) $96,888; (15d) $10,375; (15) $11,408,883; (16)
$141,640; (17a) $7,235,117; (17b) $10,881,716; (17c) $164,613; (17) $18,281,446; (19) $1,217,853; (20) $31,049,822; (21) $310,937; (22) $6,423,159;
(23a) $29,142; (23b) $671,852; (24) $613,804; (25) $196,210.
15d This expenditure has been considerably reduced by a credit received (École Polytechnique de Montréal).
17c Two branches of the University of Montreal library system reported salaries for library student assistants; however, in order for the
totals to properly aggregate their responses have been marked NA/UA. The Ecole Polytechnique branch reported $51,697 (CAD)
and the HEC Montreal branch reported $112,916 (CAD) in student assistant salaries.
23a A credit was received which was greater than the expenditures. The answer is in fact: 3,046 (École Polytechnique de Montréal).
26c Two branches of the University of Montreal library system reported library student assistants; however, in order for the figures to
properly aggregate their responses have been marked UA/NA. The Ecole Polytechnique branch reported 1 student assistant and the
HEC Montreal branch reported 2 student assistants.
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY
All figures are as of 09/30/2008.
The Washington, DC, Reference Center is included.
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 2,433,952.
18 Fringe benefits are included.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
All figures are as of 09/30/2008.
There are 27 service points at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the following NLM facilities: History of Medicine desk,
circulation desk, reference desk, photocopy service desk, telephone service desk.
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