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FLORIDA STATE, cont.
24.a Ringling Library’s figure ($77,000) now includes OCLC charges and fees that were not included in the 2007-2008 figure.
29 24/5 service temporarily halted due to budget cuts. This service was reinstated in the Fall of 2009.
32 Some of the increase in this figure is because Ringling Library’s 2007-2008 figure was under reported. 3,449 is incorrect. The
2008-2009 figure, 6,041, is correct.
35 The 2007-2008 figure for Ringling Library was reported incorrectly in the 2007-2008 survey. The 2007-2008 figure was 393 but
should have been 784. The 2008-2009 figure is 783.
Library branches included: The Gelman Library System includes the Main University Library and libraries at the Mount
Vernon and Ashburn campuses.
Data from the Law and Health Sciences Library are also included in the figures reported.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 2,238,927 which includes 1,746,125 volumes from the Main Library, 362,303 volumes
from the Law Library, and 130,499 volumes from the Health Science Library.
1.b In 2007-2008, we conducted a major weeding project. There was not a similar project conducted in 2008-2009.
1.b.i Added a collection of International Business books donated by the World Bank.
5.b.ii We are cataloging these titles differently this year than in previous years.
5.b.iv In previous years we counted these items with monograph government documents. This count is just the government
documents that are serials.
10 Special Collections acquired the National Education Association collection, an additional 2,661 linear feet.
13 We purchased more audio titles in 2008-2009.
14 We purchased the entire Criterion Collection (450) to add to our Media collection.
16.b This is just the monographic count for 2008-2009. In 2007-2008, we combined with Electronic expenditures.
16.c In 2007-2008, we paid a one-time fee and more backfiles were purchased.
16.d WRLC membership fees increased.
17 Because of changes in our binding policy and the switch to online preferred, we bound far fewer serials in 2009.
18.b A number of positions were re-purposed into base salaries in order to improve recruitment efforts and increased parity in
18.c A hiring freeze was initiated in December specifically focused on these positions.
20 Some of our additional operating expenditures for this are the purchase of Aquabrowser, additional computers and
computer services and the National Education Association project.
25 We purchased Aquabrowser in 2008-2009.
27.a Includes 3 non-MLS professional staff. There are currently 4 open positions still to be filled.
27.b A number of positions were re-purposed into base salaries in order to improve recruitment efforts and increased parity in
27.c A hiring freeze was initiated in December specifically focused on these positions.
28 Due to further consolidation of services, service desks have been eliminated and the count in the 2007-2008 fiscal year was
30 The Education and Instruction Group continue to expand their program. New collaborations with professors from History
and Physics contributed to the increased numbers in instruction sessions. Another factor in this increase was the inclusion
of distance education courses in the total number of sessions. This resulted from further involvement in the Education and
Instruction Group in instructional efforts at our satellite campuses. The increase in presentations is also due to the hiring of
a Public Services and Outreach Librarian for Special Collections.