126 · ARL Annual Salary Survey 2012–2013
Census in the 2000 decennial
census.1
In light of these developments, we are collecting the new
classification on race and ethnicity in the ARL Annual Salary Survey on an optional basis.
Ethnicity should be indicated by coding 1 to indicate if the person is of Hispanic or Latino
ethnicity, and coding 0 otherwise. The definition of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity is: A person of
Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or
origin, regardless of race.
Race should be indicated for U.S. university libraries only, by choosing one or more responses
among the five racial categories provided here; 1=yes and 0=no. You can select multiple racial
categories for a person. The definitions of the five racial categories, listed with their respective
column names, are:
American Indian or Alaska Native (NatAm): A person having origins in any of the original peoples
of North and South America (including Central America) who maintains tribal affiliation or
community attachment.
Asian (Asian): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast
Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea,
Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Black or African American (Black): A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of
Africa.
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (HawPI): A person having origins in any of the original
peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
White (White): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East,
or North Africa.
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http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/race/racefactcb.html
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