NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Dimensional Investment Group Inc. (the "Fund") is an open-end management investment company registered
under the Investment Company Act of 1940, whose shares are offered to institutional investors, retirement plans
and clients of registered investment advisors. The Fund currently offers twenty-two portfolios, of which The DFA
International Value Portfolio IV (the "Portfolio") is presented in this report.
The Portfolio invests all of its assets in The DFA International Value Series (the "Series"), a series of The DFA
Investment Trust Company. At November 30, 2000, the Portfolio owned 6% of the outstanding shares of the
Series. The financial statements of the Series are included elsewhere in this report and should be read in
conjunction with the financial statements of the Portfolio.
B. SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES:
The following significant accounting policies are in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the
United States of America for investment companies. Such policies are consistently followed by the Fund in the
preparation of its financial statements. The preparation of financial statements in accordance with accounting
principles generally accepted in the United States of America may require management to make estimates and
assumptions that affect the reported amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. Actual results could differ
from those estimates.
1. SECURITY VALUATION: The shares of the Series held by the Portfolio are valued at its respective daily net
2. FEDERAL INCOME TAXES: It is the Portfolio's intention to continue to qualify as a regulated investment
company and distribute all of its taxable income. Accordingly, no provision for Federal income tax is required in
the financial statements.
3. OTHER: Security transactions are accounted for on the date the securities are purchased or sold. Costs used
in determining realized gains and losses on the sale of investment securities