114 · ARL Statistics 2012–2013
Question
Number
Footnote
SOUTH CAROLINA
Library branches included: Business Library, Hollings Special Collections Library, Moving Image
Research Collections, Music Library, South Caroliniana Library, Library Annex.
12 We have not reported this figure in the past.
20 Federated searching service was canceled.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Library branches included: Main campus libraries.
2 Increase attributed to strategic cataloging initiative.
4 FY13 figure represents aggressive e-book acquisition initiative.
8.b The figure represents backfilling vacant positions and grant funded positions.
18–20 FY13 figure is vendor supplied and COUNTER compliant.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
Data from the Law and Health Sciences Library are also included in the figures reported.
1 This is an estimated calculation that does not include a significant number of uncataloged maps, aerial
photographs, and government documents.
6–7.a Decrease is a result of significant budget cuts.
7.c Memberships $270,870; document delivery/ILL $97,662; binding $69,744; equipment $24,720; decrease is a
result of significant budget cuts.
8–8.b Decrease is a result of significant budget cuts resulting in delays in replacing retired/separated
employees.
8.c, 9 Decrease is a result of significant budget cuts.
10 Includes sick/vacation payouts, GA health insurance, FICA, retirement, worker’s compensation, life
insurance, unemployment insurance, health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance. Increase is
due to higher insurance and pension costs.
11 Includes FICA, retirement, worker’s compensation, life insurance, unemployment insurance, health
insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance. Increase is due to higher insurance and pension costs.
Editor’s Note: Published figure reflects the official designated percent for the Law Library, as this is the
maximum value entered for this question.
12 CARLI (Consortium of Academic & Research Libraries in Illinois); decrease is a result of decreased cost
per FTE and decreased enrollment (FTE).
13–13.b Decrease is a result of significant budget cuts resulting in delays in replacing retired/separated
employees.
13.c Decrease is a result of significant budget cuts.
14–15 Increase is a result of increased demand for instructional sessions.
16 This number includes, for the first time, Records Management transactions.
16.a Most of the data for “Number of reference transactions” is not based on sampling, but the circulation
portion was based on sampling.
17 Decrease is a result of significant increase in purchase of books in unlimited use e-book format.
18 Includes COUNTER statistics for abstracting and indexing databases, full text databases, reference
sources.
19 Includes COUNTER statistics from 71 journal publishers/platforms.
20 Morris Library does not use a federated search engine.
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