106 · ARL Statistics 2012–2013
16.a The “Number of reference transactions” figure is based half on counts and half on extrapolation.
[University Archives]
17 Circulation of monographic materials decreased 14%, while use of these materials in-house increased 8%
over last year. Circulation of bound journals decreased 12% over last year, and the in-house use of bound
journals is also lower by 32%. While the library cannot determine the access rates of electronic journals,
indicators support current trends toward migration of circulation of materials to increased use of online
resources. [Main Library]
27 Due to the small number of part-time students that enroll each year, the entire change in this statistic
results from a variation of 25 students. Part-time graduate student enrollment decreased by 7.5% while
full-time enrollment increased in both the undergrad and graduate level. The overall increase in the FTE
student enrollment is 1.2%. [Main Library]
Library branches included: Includes OUHCOM-LRC, and regional campuses (Chillicothe, Zanesville,
Eastern, Southern, Lancaster).
Due to a change in central accounting procedures for accrued hourly payroll for pay period ending
6/29/2013 paid on 7/12/2013, expenditures for hourly employees (most support staff and students)
includes a 27th 2-week pay.
1 Continuing to adjust data according to new definitions.
4 Collections held include: ProQuest Congressional collections (approximately 505,000 titles), Eighteenth
Century Collections Online (184,000), US government online monographs (1356,000) , OhioLINK
Electronic Book Center (43,000), Early American Imprints (37,000), Safari Books Online (19,000), NetLibrary
(15,000), ebrary (13,000), SpringerLink (11,000), Alexander Street Press (4000), ACLS Humanities E-Book
(3500), CRCNetBase (2500), Knovel (1400), Wiley (1200), Adam Matthew (1000), LearningExpressLibrary
(900), and Morgan Claypool (300) as well as individually purchased e-books.
7.c FY12 report included FY11 and FY12 membership payments to OhioLINK inflating FY12 number slightly.
FY13 binding costs reduced by $10K (-30%). FY13 outsourced technical services reduced by $20K (-14%).
8 Continue to consolidate and reorganize to adjust to vacancies created through retirements and
resignations. Vacant positions are carefully reviewed and redesigned to align with the strategic plan and
support our mission and vision.
8.c Student wage budget cut by 13% from FY12.
10 Health Insurance - $952,334 ($11,200/employee excluding P-T students); Retirement - $634,940 (14%,
student employees are exempted when actively enrolled in coursework); Worker’s Compensation - $36,641
(0.739% for all employees); Medicare - $56,107 (1.45% for employees hired after March 31, 1986. IN FY 2012–
2013, 1 professional and 3 support staff were exempt); Accrued Benefits (includes all categories except
health insurance) - $12,210.
11 Percentage for full-time staff only: Retirement: 14% (student employees are exempted when actively
enrolled in coursework); Worker’s compensation: 0.739%; Medicare: 1.45% (Employees hired before March
31, 1986 are exempt. In FY13, one professional and 3 support staff were exempt); Health Insurance: 21.1%
calculated (billed at a flat rate of $11,200/employee).
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