48 · ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2011–2012
NORTH CAROLINA, cont.
9 Reduction in other operating expenditures results from significant purchases of furniture, shelving,
and carpet from library funds in 2010/2011.
10 The university designates 22.04% plus fixed health insurance of $5,192.
All figures are as of 08/31/2012.
1–2 The Galter Health Sciences Library has been actively deaccessioning audio, film, and computer files,
as well as monographs.
8.a This figure was likely underreported in the past.
8.b This figure was likely overreported in the past.
9 New administration restructured library budget, which was downsized.
10 Includes dental care, vision care, medical care, life insurance, vacation, sick leave, long-term disability,
retirement, and tuition benefits.
16 Due to staff changes, administrative restructuring, and likely overreporting in the past.
18–20, 26–29 This is recorded as a single figure on the Main Libraries Survey, and represents the count for all
branches of the Northwestern Libraries on the Evanston and Chicago campuses.
22 More selective collection policy and reduced budget required more borrowing.
23 New reporting of professional practice degrees, not reported in past years.
Library branches included: Health Sciences report includes data from Health Sciences Library,
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Library, and University Hospitals East Library.
8 Health Sciences Library staffing level and personnel budget decreased due to internal transfers of
some Human Resources and IT staff to other units within the Medical Center as well as some student
10 Fringe benefits include retirement, group life, disability, unemployment compensation, workers
compensation, group vision, group dental, Medicare and group health plans, employee tuition,
graduate assistant fee waivers, and dependent tuition.
11 Composite benefit rates at Ohio State vary by employee type. Average of faculty and professional staff
rates reported here. University Hospitals’ rate for Health Sciences Library is slightly higher.
13 Health Sciences Library decreased by 32.3%, due to internal transfers of some Human Resources
and IT staff to other units within the Medical Center as well as some student budget reductions.
Additionally, personnel and methodology for compiling the FTE data for Health Sciences changed.
14 Fewer staff available for teaching duties may be responsible for this change.
16 Changes in staffing reference service point and fewer staff may be responsible for this change.
17 Circulation data fluctuate because of changes in OhioLINK rules concerning how requests for
materials are distributed to lending locations. Online journal usage and document delivery service
have also contributed to the decline in initial circulation.
18 Health Sciences reported additional data here for these journal resources not already captured in the
Main Library report: Ovid, Mary Ann Liebert, MD Consult, and Clinics of North America.
19 Health Sciences reported additional data here for some databases not already captured in the Main
22 Purchase of several large online serial back files has made more resources immediately available to