UCSC Collection Budget Compared to Other UCs

The UCSC Library collections budget was cut 35% between FY 2007/2008 and FY 2012/2013. This is the largest percentage cut of any UC campus. Adjusted for 5% inflation, the effective cut is even higher, at 49%.

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The UCSC Library collections budget is the smallest per student of any UC campus at $161 per student (or $126 per student when adjusted for 5% inflation).

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