The leading private universities in the United States commonly maintain large financial reserves conventionally referred to as endowments. Harvard and Yale, for example, had endowments in 1988 of $4.2 billion and $2.1 billion, respectively. Although these two institutions are among the best endowed in the nation, there are hundreds of others that also have substantial endowments. (Table 1 gives a sample of their size and distribution.) These endowments are now so familiar that their purpose is seldom questioned. Yet, if we consider the matter closely, it is not obvious why they are accumulated.
The export option will allow you to export the current search results of the entered query to a file. Different
formats are available for download. To export the items, click on the button corresponding with the preferred download format.
By default, clicking on the export buttons will result in a download of the allowed maximum amount of items.
To select a subset of the search results, click "Selective Export" button and make a selection of the items you want to export.
The amount of items that can be exported at once is similarly restricted as the full export.
After making a selection, click one of the export format buttons. The amount of items that will be exported is indicated in the bubble next to export format.