50 · ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2012–2013
12 Previous years based on ABA #17. This year based on CLERT joint purchases minus CU Law cost for
dollar amount received from external sources.
19 Includes searches for articles within databases.
20 Serial Solutions 360 (Wise Researcher).
9 FY12 included maintenance agreements and other facilities and building expenses; excluding these
items, FY12 should have been reported as $104,944. FY13 does not include this expense.
13.a, 13.b Changes from FY12 reflect reclassification of positions from Professional to Support staff.
21 Includes 1,049 items from fee-based service.
10 Fringe includes health, dental, retirement, workers compensation and unemployment insurances.
13.a Professional staff include librarians and staff who provide expertise in a subject area but are not
classified as librarian. This includes cataloging and some administrative staff. In addition to the 10
professional staff, the library employs a part-time librarian. The actual staff number is 25.5.
18 Gale and Hein databases are included in this figure. We are not able to obtain use statistics from a
number of our databases subscriptions including Westlaw, Lexis, BNA, CCH. The remainder of our
databases are subscribed to by the main campus libraries and are accounted for in their statistics.
19, 20 Gale databases are included in this figure. We are not able to obtain use statistics from a number of
our databases subscriptions including Westlaw, Lexis, BNA, CCH. Hein does not provide COUNTER
compliant statistics. The remainder of our databases are subscribed to by the main campus libraries and
are accounted for in their statistics.
For counts coded as “NA/UA”: Unless otherwise noted, counts for Law are included as part of the main
survey reporting, and are not broken out here.
2 Print volumes only. With 2009/10 forward, does not include any e-books. All e-book counts are included
in the main survey; Law cannot be broken out. Almost 6,600 volumes were withdrawn in a weeding
project in anticipation of the library’s stack space being reduced by a Law School renovation. The rest of
the apparent decrease is due to a record cleanup project for withdrawals that took place in earlier years.
7, 8 The requested breakouts cannot be provided.
13 Excludes student FTE; all student FTE are included in the main survey. Excludes any short-term
temporary staff and any positions that were temporarily vacant on June 30th.
13.a Includes academic and exempt staff.
13.b Includes non-academic, non-exempt staff.
14 Information transactions and presentations to groups counts include only those interactions staff
recorded in Count It, CUL’s locally built system for tracking public service transactions.
16.a Part of the count was extrapolated from 12 randomly selected sampling weeks.
17 Includes ILL lending transactions.
All figures are as of 08/31/2013.
7.c This expenditure is included elsewhere.
18–20 Reported at the system level for all libraries in the MAIN library form.