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DUKE, cont.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 5,945,226 which includes 5,169,368 volumes from the Main Library, 475,553 volumes
from the Law Library, and 300,305 volumes from the Health Science Library.
1.b.ii Increase due to the Medical Center Library withdrawing over 50,000 volumes from their collection.
5, 5.a-5.b Increase due to the library including many titles that were excluded previously, due to better data gathering methods this
year.
9 Decrease due to reporting some Computer Files as Digital Collections this year, in Sup. no. 10.
16.a Decrease apparent because in past fiscal years Strategic Initiative Funding supplemented the Collections Budget. This
funding has decreased in 2008-2009.
16.c Increase due to increased expenditures in this area.
22 Decrease apparent because in past fiscal years Strategic Initiative Funding supplemented the Collections Budget. This
funding has decreased in 2008-2009.
25 Decrease apparent because in past fiscal years hardware was refreshed for all library staff and for library patrons during
renovations. This hardware replacement cycle did not occur to the same degree in 2008-2009.
41, 43 These numbers fluctuate annually based on normal enrollment fluctuation in various academic departments.
EMORY
All figures are as of 08/31/2009.
Library branches included: The Health Sciences Center, Hugh MacMillan (Law), Oxford College, and Pitts Theology
libraries, as well as libraries at Grady Hospital and the Medical School [Main Library].
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 3,399,555 which includes 2,270,032 volumes from the Main Library, 90,547 volumes
from the Oxford Library, 553,575 volumes from the Theology Library, 245,073 volumes from the Law Library, and 240,328
volumes from Health Science Libraries. [Main Library]
1.b Figure reflects improved selection process for acquisitions. [Oxford College Library]
1.b.ii Increase due to greater withdrawal of print copies where electronic format is available and weeding project to gain space.
[Main Library]
1.b.ii Heavy weeding of reference collection occurred in previous year. [Oxford College Library]
2 E-book titles not deduped. [Main Library]
3 Figure reflects improved selection process for acquisitions. [Oxford College Library]
5 Emory & the Galileo consortium purchased a number of e-journal packages in 2008-2009, e.g. Freedom Collection and 9,819
“free” e-journals. We over-reported “free” titles in 2007-2008 as 11,795. Also, we may have under-reported some consortial
serials in 2007-2008. [Main Library]
5.a Based on SFX report, number of serial titles currently purchased includes GALILEO & GETSM agreement titles. [Main
Library]
5.a.i 2008 count incorrectly reported online plus print. [Oxford College Library]
5.a.ii Decrease due to move from print to electronic. [Main Library]
5.b Free titles in SFX not split with other Emory libraries in 2007-2008. [Main Library]
5.b Counted school publications received from Emory. [Oxford College Library]
5.b.ii 16,871 free titles in SFX split this year with Health Sciences, but not split in 2007-2008. Figure does not include GovDocs.
[Main Library]
9 Figure reflects increased purchases for this year. [Oxford College Library]
13 Figure reflects increased requests for CDs. [Oxford College Library]
14 Figure reflects increased requests for DVDs and heavily collecting in this popular area. [Oxford College Library]
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