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Additional Facts and Figures

Purdue University Libraries
(for Academic Years 1996-97 through 2000-01)


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As of June 30, 1997
As of June 30, 1998
As of June 30, 1999
As of June 30, 2000
As of June 30,2001

Collections       
Volumes in Library
2,241,503
2,280,681
2,315,137
2,343,268
2,355,345
Volumes Added (Gross)
45,325
43,830
34,456
40,661
53,445
Current Serials - Total
20,427
19,025
19,157
18,635
19,745
Microform Units
2,252,833
2,280,092
2,343,074
2,373,378
2,487,846
Government Documents
483,184
483,986
484,749
487,183
487,859

Acquisitions
Monographs Purchased
15,283
14,522
12,699
13,460
13,707
Serials Purchased (Subscriptions)
12,052
11,172
11,212
11,978
13,082

Services
Total Items Loaned
23,683
21,040
20,251
20,646
24,817
Total Items Borrowed
16,090
19,180
19,309
23,051
27,616
Reference Transactions
162,834
162,461
156,557
125,544
100,261
Circulation
561,896
469,981
486,067
581,744
510,307
Reserve Circulation
305,502
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Staff FTE
Faculty/Professional Staff
63
63
61
61
64
Support Staff
147
149
150
150
145
Student Assistants
53
52
54
54
60

Expenditures
Library Materials:    
 
   Monographs
$ 902,497
$ 821,488
$ 688,658
$867,019
1,145,748
   Current Serials
4,150,986
3,814,162
4,028,953
4,434,107
4,550,522
   Contract Binding
127,618
131,758
122,240
131,570
130,115
Salaries and Wages:        
   Faculty/Professional Staff
2,466,045
2,516,968
2,692,951
2,887,939
2,940,032
Support Staff:
2,576,311
2,689,075
2,692,382
2,734,743
2,767,418
   Student Assistants
563,825
594,910
600,835
621,591
713,143
Other Operating Expenditures
1,512,837
2,768,182
2,075,141
2,588,393
2,272,567
Total Library Expenditures
$12,300,119
$13,336,543
$12,901,160
$14,265,362
$14,519,545

*Figures for reserves no longer reported

Source: Purdue University Libraries

 


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