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32 Decrease in reported numbers is partly due to more accurate recording as well as to decrease in traditional reference transactions.
38 Active U of M PhD majors (fields were selected if the program was currently active or was active up to four years prior to collection
point and degrees could still be awarded).
39 Full-time primarily instruction non-medical faculty reported in EAP survey.
42 Includes all post baccalaureate students (graduate/professional).
Library branches included: Main Library, Math Library, Engineering Library, Geology Library, Journalism Library, Vet Med Library,
Health Sciences Library and University Archives.
Data from the Law Library are also included in the figures reported.
1.b.ii Increase due to a rise in the number of microfiche withdrawn.
14 Increased due to classes requesting more film and video items.
16.a Increased due to additional funds made available for enhancing the collection.
16.c Increased due to additional demand on campus for this type of purchase.
17 Decrease due to conversion to more electronic materials and a changed binding policy.
20 Decrease due to campus restrictions on expenditures for all of 2009-2010.
22 Increase due to switch to more electronic resources due to current needs.
25 In 2008-2009 more computers were added to Information Commons area. In 2009-2010 there were spending restrictions.
26 Increases due to increased demands.
All figures are as of 05/31/2010 [Bibliothèques UdeM] [École Polytechnique de Montréal] [HEC Montréal].
Data from the Droit (Law), École Polytechnique de Montréal, HEC Montréal and Santé (Health Sciences) Library are included in the
figures reported.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2009 revised to 3,178,528.
1.b With the electronic books gaining popularity and place in our collection, we applied a strict weeding library plan. [Bibliothèques
16 Percent changes in excess of -10% over the 2008-2009 figures for the sub parts of question 16 are due to the weeding work we have
done in 2009-2010 in our physical collections. These decreases resulted in the decrease in Total Library Materials Expenditures overall.
[Bibliothèques UdeM]
16-26 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars: (16a) $2,137,829 (16b) $10,187,927 (16c) $120,135 (16d) $22,302 (16) $12,468,193 (17) $109,470
(18a) $8,162,853 (18b) $11,163,535 (18c) $107,508 (18) $19,433,896 (20) $870,603 (21) $32,882,162 (22) $1,298,812 (23) $8,699,399 (24a) $56,306
(24b) $0 (25) $745,759 (26) $239,252.
22 Over the last year we focused on increasing our electronic collections. [Bibliothèques UdeM]
Library branches included: Architecture, C.Y. Thompson, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, Schmid Law Library, and Music.
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2009 revised to 3,471,429.
1.b, 1.b.i UNL Libraries is purchasing less content due to budget reductions and trends in collection building.
1.b.ii Due to space constraints and collection management practices, UNL Libraries is engaging in a number of weeding projects to regain
space to prepare for the transition to building an increasingly printless collection, particularly in the sciences.
3, 16.a The significant increase in monographs due to the fact that in 2008-2009, UNL Libraries switched approval plan vendors and that
resulted in atypically low amount of monograph purchases. Therefore, the numbers reported for 2009-2010 were typical and will not
likely fluctuate to the same degree.
5.b The increase is due to the fact that UNL Libraries was not able to calculate the amount of “freely accessible” serial titles currently
received but not purchased (question 5.b.ii) in 2008-2009. Now we are able to gather such statistics.
7 UNL Libraries is divesting in microfilm and continue to weed such collections as needed.
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