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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, cont.
1.b.i 2009-2010 figure includes 207,944 e-monographs, some purchased in earlier years, newly added to LC Electronic Resources Online
Catalog. Volumes added during the 2008-2009 reporting period revised to 698,313. This revision reflects an enhanced understanding of
the survey questions, not a restatement of the LC’s holdings statistics.
1.b.ii Volumes withdrawn during the 2008-2009 reporting period revised to 625. This revision reflects an enhanced understanding of the
survey questions, not a restatement of the LC’s holdings statistics.
3 The Library of Congress also added 175,170 monograph volumes to the collections that were received via copyright registration. An
additional 47,113 monographs were received as gifts or on exchange.
8 Chiefly technical reports, not to be cataloged.
18.a Includes salaries for National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
21 Includes $70,182,000 for National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
27 Excludes 128 staff in National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Total LC employees were 3798 at end of 2009-
2010; 50 student assistants were on staff only in summer quarter. Figures exclude locally employed staff (i.e. non-U.S.) in the six overseas
33 Includes 30,083 items circulated to Congress or Congressional staff and 1,138,152 circulated to researchers in reading rooms.
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY
All figures are as of 09/31/2010.
Library branches included: Washington, DC Reference Center.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
All figures are as of 09/30/2010.
All figures are as of 09/30/2010.
Library branches included: Smithsonian Institution (SI) Libraries has a total of 20 libraries located throughout the museums and
research institutes of the Smithsonian Institution. Included are: National Air and Space Museum Library, Washington, DC; National
Museum of American History, Washington, DC; National Museum of Natural History Library, Washington, DC; National Postal
Museum Library, Washington, DC; National Zoological Park Library, Washington, DC; Smithsonian American Art Museum,
National Portrait Gallery Library, Washington, DC; Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Library, Edgewater, Maryland;
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture Library, Washington, DC; Botany and Horticulture Library,
Washington, DC; Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Library, New York, New York; Dibner Library of the History of Science
and Technology, Washington, DC; Earl S. Tupper Library Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of Panama; Freer Gallery
of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Library, Washington, DC; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library, Washington,
DC; John Wesley Powell Library of Anthropology, Washington, DC; Joseph F. Cullman, 3rd Library of Natural History, Washington,
DC; Museum Studies and Reference Library, Washington, DC; Museum Support Center Library, Suitland, Maryland; Vine Deloria Jr.
Library, National Museum of the American Indian, Suitland, Maryland; Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art,
1.a Volumes held June 30, 2009 revised to 1,845,224. SI Libraries is now including a count of its Trade Literature Collection in Volumes Held,
and so the number of Volumes Held from June 30, 2009 has been adjusted from 1,406,220 to 1,845,224 to allow for a better comparison to
the 2008-2009 count.
4 2007-2008, SI Libraries senior management approved changing the method of counting number of physical volumes held to include all
items that have barcodes and item records, not title-level. This includes all serials (bound & unbound) that have a barcode attached, and
anything else that we barcode. We consider this a physical count as barcodes have been physically applied to each volume.
17 More funds were allocated and spent on binding for 2009-2010 than in 2008-2009.
25 Corrected 2008-2009 data for Computer Hardware and Software: $49,284.
26 Corrected 2008-2009 data for Doc Delivery/ILL: $2,272.