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By James Forsyth Librarian, Frances Flynn, M. S. Simmons Mass and Wendy M. Cooper

Abstract

Academic Board and the Senate, and through them the University community, about the Library's activities during the year. The Library is a major undertaking, costing more tha.n $8 million in 1984 and accounting for more than 6 % of the University's non-capital expenditure. It is appropriate that a fairly detailed record of services given and changes introduced and proposed should be provided. Through redeployment of resources the Library has adapted to the lower overall level of University funding which now prevails. Adoption of new procedures and technology has permitted the Library to continue to meet demand from users which has continued to increase in spite of other changes within the University. Intake of books and periodicals has been restored to a level which, if lower than that When the University was better funded, keeps the collection reasonably current and permits modest strengthening of research collections.. By the end of 1984, however, the Library's purchasing power was threatened by the declining international value of the $A. The Library pays for 79 % of its books and 77 % of its periodicals subscriptions in foreign currency and many of its $A payments are for material imported by th

Year: 2010
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