152 · ARL Statistics 2008–2009
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20 Decrease from 2007-2008 figure due to decline in renovation-related expenditures.
TENNESSEE
Library branches included: UT Libraries-Knoxville and UT Space Institute Library-Tullahoma.
Data from the Law Library and the Health Sciences Libraries are also included in the figures reported.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 3,278,642 which includes 2,715,382 volumes from the Main Library, 342,537 volumes
from the Law Library, and 220,723 volumes from the Health Sciences Library. For the University Libraries, the volumes held
as of June 30, 2008 was adjusted downward to remove internal processing records that did not accurately reflect end-user
catalog items.
5 Before deduplication, figure for total Univ Libs/UTSI titles purchased was 37,151, which included 34,220 electronic titles and
2,931 print titles. Figure for total medical titles not purchased was 17,896.
5.b.ii Increase is due to University Libraries reporting this in 2008-2009 but not in 2007-2008.
16.d Increase is due to the timing of payments to SOLINET.
18.c, 27.c Due to budget cuts, number of student assistants decreased from 40 to 28 at University Libraries.
29 The University Libraries are open 148 hours and the UT Space Institute Library is open 40 hours, but the UTSI hours
occurred within the hours of operation for the University Libraries.
TEXAS
All figures are as of 08/31/2009.
Library branches included: University of Texas at Austin Libraries, the Briscoe Center for American History, the Tarlton Law
Library, and the Humanities Research Center.
1 All figures are as of August 31, 2009 and include the University of Texas at Austin Libraries, the Briscoe Center for American
History, the Tarlton Law Library, and the Humanities Research Center.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 9,760,046, which includes 8,969,440 volumes from the Main Library and 790,606
volumes from the Law Library. Figure adjusted to add e-books, including: EBL, MyiLibrary, eBrary, Gale Virtual Reference,
ARTFL, CIAO, LION, Evans Early American Imprints, Making of Modern Law, Sabin Americana, Making of America,
Oxford Reference Books online, Gerritsen, History eBook (now Humanities), OECD, World Bank eLibrary, Annual Reviews,
Si Ku Quan Shu, Old English Corpus, Heritage Quest, Stat Reference, Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, and CHANT (ancient
Chinese texts).
16 Includes total expenditures for library materials of $13,934,326 by the University Libraries, $1,445,494 by the Tarlton Law
Library, and $2,047,254 by the Humanities Research center.
18.c Includes federal work-study funds.
31 Includes users of online tutorials.
37 Does not include EdD degrees.
TEXAS A&M
All figures are as of 08/31/2009.
Library branches included: Sterling C. Evans Library, Library Annex, Cushing Memorial Library, Medical Sciences Library,
West Campus Library, Policy Sciences & Economics Library, Technical Reference Center, Jack K. Williams Library, and Texas
A&M University at Qatar Library.
3 Reflects purchase of 96,552 e-books.
5.a-5.b Algorithm changed and is the primary reason for variances in 2008-2009 serials data.
10 Previous years’ data were estimates. In 2008-2009, in addition to assessing and weeding the collection, it was physically
measured. Both of these factors contributed to the variance from the 2007-2008 figure.
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