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CHICAGO, cont.
23 Increase due to the shift of purchases from print to electronic.
24.a Includes standard ongoing operating costs only. Also, credits used for payment have been incorporated.
24.b Estimate.
30, 31 The library ceased a weekly workshop series during 2010. This accounts for a majority of the drop in numbers.
32 Decrease due to a change in counting methodology: Reference statistics no longer include counts of material requested by Law faculty
for paging (4,438 in 2008-2009) or undocumented estimates of reference transactions from area studies (3,719 in 2008-2009).
36 Includes 461 requests filled by the Center for Research Libraries.
Library branches included: Survey statistics include all University of Cincinnati Libraries including the Main Library, Health Sciences
Library, Law Library, eight college and departmental libraries (Archives and Rare Books; Chemistry-Biology; Classics; Design,
Architecture, Art and Planning; Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services; Engineering and Applied Science; Geology-
Mathematics-Physics; and Music),and two regional campus libraries (Clermont College and Raymond Walters College).Because of a
merger of colleges, the College of Applied Science Library merged with the Engineering Library in 2009-2010 to form the Engineering
and Applied Science Library.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2009 revised to 4,325,056. Adjustments for Volumes held at June 30, 2009: Net adjustment is 503,604 volumes from
the following sources: Net government documents adjustment - 251; Batch load - over 5,000 including NASA bibliographic records
(23,265), GAO bibliographic records (8,891), Making of Modern Law records (21,810), Lexis-Nexis Serial Set records (317,945), and Lexis-
Nexis Congressional Hearings records (106,004) Total batch load: 477,915; Other cataloging not recorded 2,882; Net adjustments
other than batch e-resources loads including volumes subtracted for government documents withdrawals project and withdrawn or
transferred as part of College of Applied Sciences (CAS) Library move 46,342; Less other withdrawals not previously recorded (23,786).
2 The large increase in Titles held June 30, 2010 is due to the large batch loads noted in question 1.a.
4 Historical figure is based on bibliographic count. Additions and withdrawals are based on physical count.
5 The serial count is by title, deduped, in a “cascading hierarchy”: (1) Paid (first electronic, then other formats) - A large majority of the
number of serial titles received via our consortium are paid via index figures based upon titles owned when the relationships with the
publishers began. Therefore, all are considered Paid. (2) The Not-Purchased titles in the Freely-accessible and Government documents
categories have very little overlap, because of the strategy used to construct the serials list, and then were deduped; however, numbers
here are only the titles that have not already been included in the Paid category. (3) The Freely-accessible titles include the titles marked
as “free” from Serials Solutions, so long as those same titles had not already been recorded among the paid Serials Solutions titles. (4)
Some Government document titles are also included in Paid Serials Solutions aggregates, and not-purchased Government document
titles could also be included in the free Serials Solutions titles.
5.a.ii The large drop in Print serials purchased is due to converting many print titles to online only.
8 Government documents not counted elsewhere is smaller than the number reported for 2008-2009 because of retrospective cataloging
of documents.
32 Main and Law reference transactions figures included here are based on sampling. Health Sciences figures based on physical count.
37-43 PhD degrees, faculty, and enrollment numbers reported here are the total university counts.
Library branches included: Business, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Math/Physics, Music.
Library branches NOT included: Law.
1 Includes 54,218 e-books.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2009 revised to 4,512,852. Reflects the 2009-2010 addition of 306,442 electronic resources.
1.b, 1.b.i Obtained Serials Solution MARC records in aggregated databases (EBSCO).
1.b.ii Caught up on withdrawal backlogs and special projects.
3 Includes 52,488 batchloaded e-books. We obtained Serials Solution MARC records in aggregated databases (EBSCO), which increased
our e-book count.
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