120 · ARL Statistics 2008–2009
Question
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Footnote
COLUMBIA, cont.
26 Document Delivery / Interlibrary Loan figures included in Butler Library statistics. [Barnard]
26 Document Delivery / Interlibrary Loan figures included in Butler Library statistics. [Teachers College]
35 ILL for Barnard Library handled by Butler office. [Barnard]
CONNECTICUT
Library branches included: Music, Art, Pharmacy, Avery Point, Waterbury, Stamford, Torrington and Greater Hartford.
Data from the Law and Health Science Library are also included in the figures reported.
1, 1.b Main Library completed/ceased the project to reduce materials no longer relevant to the institutions current curriculum
which resulted in an overall increase in volumes held and fewer volumes withdrawn. This action impacts results for all
answers in Q1.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 3,978,619 which includes 3,432,126 volumes from the Main Library, 349,318 volumes
from the Law Library, and 197,175 volumes from the Health Science Library. Figure reflects the addition of 59,196 records for
Making of the Modern World, an e-book package acquired via one-time download.
3 Figure reflects decreased emphasis in print monograph collecting for Main Library.
5 Main Library has decreased emphasis on print collecting, funds diverted to collecting additional e-content. Two additional,
significant changes occurred: 1) Lexis Nexis Academic reverted to a purchased e-resource from a non-purchased consortial
(consortia canceled the subscription); and 2) IEEE ASPP upgraded to IEEE/IEL Electronic Library for Main Library. Also a
more accurate count of government document tiles is reflected in this figure.
5.b.iv Increased effort to accurately reflect government document titles in our statistics.
16, 22 Main Library expended some residual funds on materials for 2008-2009. The majority of these funds were directed toward
increasing available e-content and continuing and one-time services in all formats.
18-18.c Includes fringe benefits.
18.c Main Library student assistant figure is gross FTE.
20, 25 Main Library received less equipment budget funding from University than in previous fiscal year.
23 Main Library has increased emphasis on collecting e-content. Main Library expended some residual funds on materials for
2008-2009. The majority of these funds were directed toward increasing available e-content and continuing and one-time
services in all formats.
26 Increased demand for materials not held internally led to higher DD/ILL costs.
30 In an effort to serve all users effectively, Main Library has increased number of participants in sessions offered and
decreased number of sessions available.
36 Figure reflects increased demand for materials not held internally.
37 2007-2008 figure needs to be revised to 285.
40 2007-2008 figure needs to be revised to 19,926.
41 2007-2008 figure needs to be revised to 3,766.
42 2007-2008 figure needs to be revised to 4,311.
43 2007-2008 figure needs to be revised to 3,033.
CORNELL
Library branches included: The Adelson, Africana, Annex, Asia Collections, Engineering, Fine Arts, Hotel, Industrial
& Labor Relations, Kroch (Rare & Mss. Collections), Law, Management, Mann/Entomology, Mathematics, Music, Olin,
Physical Sciences, Uris, and Veterinary Libraries on the Ithaca campus, and the New York Agricultural Experiment Station
Library in Geneva NY.
Library branches NOT included: The Medical College Library in New York, NY.
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