46 · ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2012–2013
9 Cannot separate out all costs for health sciences expenditures.
11 Rate for professional and scientific staff.
18–20 Number pulled from Serials Solution. Unable to break out separate health sciences data.
2 We have engaged in some significant weeding over the past year. This process will continue into
8.c More reliance on student employees for weekend coverage.
10 Fringe rate includes employers share of Social Security, Workers Compensation Insurance, State and
Federal Unemployment Compensation tax and retirement contribution. In addition to the annual
percentage, there is a $7,000 employer contribution for employee health insurance.
12 Usage of cataloging in OCLC and much reduced ILL activity.
14, 15 We realized while working on these stats that our methods for compiling ed stats did not work for us.
We basically don’t have the figures for this year.
16 This number is derived from an improved method of collecting and compiling reference stats.
17 In the past the bulk of our circulations were the keys needed to open study rooms in our building. We’re
using a new system that does not require us to circulate keys.
21 We were surprised at the drop ourselves, but this is what our ILLiad system showed.
29 This is an unexplained decline in the number of part-time graduate students.
4 Medical Center Library (MCL) electronic book count is included in Main Library count. Unable to break
out separate total for MCL.
7.c Memberships: $3,145; ILL: $26,435; Other services including OCLC: $35,223; Bindery: $6,080.
10 Includes: retirement, health insurance, life insurance, and misc. fringe benefits (FICA and Social
11 Reflects the designated fringe benefits percentage for Faculty.
18, 19 Medical Center Library (MCL) full-text article requests and regular searches are included in the Main
library total; unable to provide separate total for MCL.
1, 16–20 Not available for Vet Med.
12 Amount for the Veterinary Medicine Library is folded into the amount for the LSU Libraries.
All figures are as of 04/30/2013.
6–9, 10, 12 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars—Collections Expenditures: (7a) $346,970; (7b) $1,646,612;
(7c) $86,594; (7) $2,080,176; Salary Expenditures: (8a) $630,602; (8b) $834,663; (8c) $75,395; (8) $1,540,660; (10)
$556,754; Overall Expenditures: (7) $2,080,176; (8) $1,540,660; (9) $101,435; (6) $3,722,271; (12) $2,127. NOTE:
Total Salaries and Wages (Q8) EXCLUDES Fringe Benefits Expenditures (Q10).
7.a The Health Sciences Library purchased several journal backfile sets in 2012/13.
10 Includes Statutory CPP, EI, EHT, WSIB; Pension; Dental; Major Medical; Life Insurance; Surcharge; Post-
Retirement surcharge; WSIB NEER surcharge; Sick Leave Pool for permanent staff.
11 An estimate; varies by employee group, by salary, by coverage (single, family).
12 The Health Sciences Library incurred higher costs for cataloguing support in 2012/13.