128 · ARL Statistics 2008–2009
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HOUSTON, cont.
27.b The current organizational chart, list of staff members, and university human resource records were thoroughly checked to
verify correctness of this figure.
HOWARD
Data from the Law and Health Science Library are also included in the figures reported. Lines 10, 12, 13 are new counts.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 2,570,927 which includes 2,226,202 volumes from the Main Library, 210,717 volumes
from the Law Library, and 134,008 volumes from the Health Science Library.
ILLINOIS, CHICAGO
Library branches included: Richard J. Daley Library and the Science Library.
Data from the Health Sciences Library are also included in the figures reported.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 2,455,685 which includes 1,714,210 volumes from the Main and 741,475 volumes from
the Health Sciences Library.
3 Number of monographic volumes purchased for the Richard J. Daley Library estimated based on 2007-2008 ARL Statistics
data. The total number of monographic titles including large one time purchases of e-books purchases between 2006 and
2009 is 223,699 monographic volumes.
17 Figure reported reflects Health Sciences Library only. Main library contract binding expenditures included in other
operating expenditures.
ILLINOIS, URBANA
Data from the Law Library are also included in the figures reported.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 12,518,870 which includes 11,894,429 volumes from the Main Library and 624,441
volumes from the Law Library.
1.b.i Increases in monographic holdings attributed, in part, to significant investments in retrospective cataloging aimed at
addressing long-term backlogs in processing.
3 58,113 e-books included in this total.
INDIANA
Library branches included: Wells Library.
Library branches NOT included: Medical Library.
Data from the Law Library are also included in the figures reported.
1 Volumes added to the volume count: 122,460; Collections: Congressional serial set, MIT Cognet, Sabin Americana, US
Depository e-books. E-book holdings adjustments to 2007-2008 holdings from under and over reporting in previous years.
Making of Modern Law, HeinOnline World Trials, and other resource title adjustments were made. OPIE Collection of
Children’s Literature was removed as it is a microform collection for which we loaded bibliographic records. Total increased
to 45,076.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 8,407,231 which includes 7,916,144 volumes from the Main Library and 491,087 volumes
from the Law Library.
1.b E-book volumes added for the following collections: Blackwell Reference Online, Springer e-book annual collection (CIC),
Humanities e-books, and individual titles (ordered from various publishers one by one). 17,082 total volumes were added.
3 Includes 17,082 e-books as well as reporting from Law, Music, and Lilly (Spec Coll) libraries.
5, 5.a.i Reported titles accessible via aggregators. This number excluded in 2007-2008.
5.b.ii More titles are available in this category. The library increased its efforts to make these titles available in 2008-2009.
8 33,234 withdrawn in 2008-2009 as print material was reviewed for storage to open up space in the Government Documents
stacks.
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