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Table 24: Years
of
Experience
of
ARL University Librarians
by
Position
and
Size
of
Professional Staff, FY 2008–2009
Excludes medical and law libraries.
( ) Indicates the number of ARL libraries in each category.
In 1995–1996 and earlier, the first column of this table reported staff over 124; in 1996–1998 over 120; in 1998–1999 over 115; and since
1999–2000, over 110.
No ARL library has fewer than 21 professional staff members.
Staff Over 110
(16)†
Staff 75–110
(21)
Staff 50–74
(46)
Staff 24-49
(30)‡
Position Years No. Years No. Years No. Years No.
Director 33.7 16 28.1 21 30.9 44 34.0 30
Associate Director 25.2 60 23.3 82 24.9 87 25.3 61
Assistant Director 24.4 51 20.8 34 25.0 75 25.6 24
Head, Branch 22.8 160 20.7 95 21.9 170 22.4 77
Functional Specialist 12.6 745 14.0 511 13.2 590 14.5 241
Subject Specialist 16.0 352 16.7 288 16.7 374 16.2 103
Dept. Head:
Acquisitions 22.8 19 22.1 14 19.3 39 19.6 26
Reference 22.7 29 16.4 13 21.0 40 18.5 25
Cataloging 23.3 56 22.2 26 22.9 52 19.7 22
Serials 22.1 10 15.7 7 23.6 7 19.9 7
Documents/Maps 23.6 19 18.5 10 21.5 24 18.1 12
Circulation 19.6 23 16.1 17 17.3 36 24.5 13
Rare Books/Manuscripts 25.9 16 23.2 14 23.3 32 22.0 23
Computer Systems 18.9 7 19.8 14 17.4 37 20.2 14
Other 21.2 167 19.4 137 18.4 247 20.3 90
Reference:
Over 14 years experience 25.9 143 25.6 118 24.8 213 24.6 138
10 to 14 years experience 12.1 44 12.2 34 12.0 77 11.5 34
5 to 9 years experience 7.1 84 6.8 70 7.1 105 7.2 56
Under 5 years experience 2.7 45 2.4 68 2.2 110 2.7 63
Cataloging:
Over 14 years experience 26.4 161 26.4 82 27.1 124 25.6 26.4
10 to 14 years experience 11.5 30 12.2 25 11.9 32 11.5 11.5
5 to 9 years experience 6.9 60 7.0 26 6.6 36 6.1 6.9
Under 5 years experience 2.4 52 2.4 24 2.3 36 2.0 2.4
Other:
Over 14 years experience 26.1 88 23.2 70 25.1 77 24.5 26.1
10 to 14 years experience 11.6 31 12.0 24 11.7 27 11.8 11.6
5 to 9 years experience 6.9 42 7.3 49 6.8 32 7.1 6.9
Under 5 years experience 2.3 54 2.4 41 2.1 50 2.5 2.3
All Positions 16.7 2,564 16.3 1,914 16.9 2,773 17.8 1,213
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