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Library branches included: Washington State University (WSU) Vancouver, WSU Tri-Cities, WSU Energy Library, and WSU
Riverpoint Campus Library.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 2,342,754. Includes 3,184 volumes omitted from 2007-2008 count.
5 Since collection of the 2007-2008 statistics, many thousands of records for existing active titles have been added to the
database from which this figure is gathered. The figure reported for 2007-2008 understates the true number of titles held.
Library branches included: Art & Architecture, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, East Asian, Math, Music,
Physics, and Social Work.
Data from the Law and Health Science Library are also included in the figures reported.
1 Includes 358,667 e-books.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2008 revised to 4,224,887 which includes 3,455,152 volumes from the Main Library, 470,199 volumes
from the Law Library, and 299,536 volumes from the Health Science Library.
20 Includes fringe benefits of $2,054,525.
39 This figure reflects 907 faculty members at the Hilltop Campus and 954 at the Medical School (non-clinical). This figure in
past survey years only reflected the undergraduate faculty.
All figures are as of 04/30/2009.
Library branches included: Includes the Musagetes Architecture Library, Optometry Learning Resource Centre, and the
TriUniversity Storage Annex (University of Waterloo materials only).
1.a Volumes held revised to 2,294,020. Adjusted to include one-time bulk-load of 7,605 e-book records.
1.b.i Adjusted to include one-time bulk-load of 7,605 e-book records.
1.b.ii Increase due to a major weeding project initiated during the year.
3 Includes 19,664 e-books and 1,038 e-theses. The library acquired a large number of e-books in 2007-2008 and suspended the
purchase of new monographs from Oct 2008 to April 2009. The combination of these two factors explains the decrease in
monograph purchases.
5.b.ii Count extracted from SFX database.
16-26 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars: (16a) $872,578; (16b) $5,570,593; (16c) $95,774; (16d) $373,849; (16) $6,912,794;
(17) $58,454; (18a) $2,726,943; (18b) $3,761,353; (18c) $710,299; (18) $7,198,595; (20) $1,487,544; (21) $15,657,387; (22) $163,458; (23)
$4,312,820; (24a) $15,536; (24b) $0; (25) $366,043; (26) $65,253.
16.a Some e-book expenditures included in other lines. The Library suspended the purchase of new monographs from Oct 2008
until April 2009.
16.d Includes taxes, shipping, evaluations, ScholarsPortal and e-reserves.
18 Salary and personnel figures are current to April 30, 2009.
All figures are as of 09/30/2009.
Library branches included: The Reuther Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, the Shiffman Medical Library, and the Neef
Law Library. The Medical and Law library statistics cannot be disaggregated from the main statistics because the Medical
and Law collections are an integral part of the Main Library.
10 This is an estimated measurement. In the past year, the manuscript and archives collection has been reevaluated. We now
estimate that the size of the collection in 2007-2008 was 69,000 linear feet.
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