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PENNSYLVANIA STATE, cont.
6 The 2006–2007 microforms count consisted of the units located at the Campus Locations and the University Park (UP) News &
Microforms Library. Microforms located in the other UP subject libraries were not reported. The 2007–2008 count is representative
of all campus locations (excl. Hershey and Dickinson) and all UP locations.
10 The decrease in the number of cartographic materials is due to an effort during 2007–2008 to remove duplicate maps within the
collection in preparation for the Maps Library move.
21 The decrease is due to a difference in year-end close-out strategy.
22 We carried over a large amount in our collections budget from 2006–2007 and most of it and the majority of the new funds received
through our IT fees went to electronic resources.
25 The increase is due to a jump in e-reserves/copyright fees.
PITTSBURGH
Includes the Barco Law Library, and branch campuses in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville. Health Science libraries
include the Falk Library of the Health Sciences, the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Library, the Libraries at UPMC
Shadyside and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 5,505,919. Changed the starting total per ARL’s instructions to include four large, one-time
e-book collections added this year.
21 Includes expenditure for catalog support software.
PRINCETON
Library branches included: main library and ten additional branches.
4 Increased figures due to acquisition growth in electronic serial titles and larger packages with more titles.
7 More government documents are now reflected in Voyager. Over the past 5–6 years (2002–2008), Princeton has been cataloging the
government documents that were not part of the OCLC conversion and the Marcive Retrospective conversion of congressional
hearings.
21–22 Calculation represents both an increase in the shift from one-time to subscription status, but also represents a more accurate
rendering of the respective statuses based on enhanced resource coding.
PURDUE
Includes the library system on the West Lafayette campus, consisting of an undergraduate library, 11 subject libraries, and an
archives and special collections unit.
1 Includes cataloged government documents. Includes e-books from ASM handbooks: 22; CogNet: 451; Credo Reference: 340; EEBO:
125,000; ECCO: 150,000; EngNet Base: 105; Gale Virtual Reference Library: 90; History e-Book Project: 1,708; Knovel Online: 1,662;
ASAE: 4; Safari Tech Books: 878; Springer C books: 11,821; Stat Ref: 12; ASAE text Books: 5; World Bank e-Library: 1,957; and others
totaling 295,034.
1b Increase in net volumes added reflects fewer gross items added and fewer items withdrawn than in 2006–2007.
2 Represents number of titles rather than volumes. Excludes e-books and materials purchased on sponsored research programs.
4 Excludes numbered monograph serials.
4a Titles were deduped as indicated by instructions.
4b Includes cataloged depository, exchange, and gift serials, and e-journals received through statewide consortium. Cannot
disaggregate consortial, freely accessible, or government documents at this time.
15a Decrease from 2006–2007 is in part due to change in reporting to more accurately reflect monograph expenditures.
15c Represents bibliographic and full text databases for which expenditures can be tracked separately. Expenditures for other
databases, and for materials such as maps and audio visuals, are included in those for monographs (15a) and serials (15b) and
cannot be disaggregated.
15d Reflects expenditures for bibliographic utilities (176,264) previously reported in other operating expenditures.
18 Fringe benefits are included.
25 Decrease in ILL costs due to new membership in RAPID resource sharing in September 2007.
26a Increase from 2006–2007 reflects new positions added.
29 Excludes use of online, interactive tutorial “CORE”.
31 Includes 2,227 reference transactions via digital reference service.
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