Footnotes · 125
Question
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Footnote
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL, CANADA cont.
6–9, 10,
12
Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars—Collections Expenditures: (7a) NA/UA; (7b) NA/UA; (7c)
NA/UA; (7) NA/UA; Salary Expenditures: (8a) NA/UA; (8b) NA/UA; (8c) NA/UA; (8) NA/UA; (10) NA/
UA; Overall Expenditures: (7) NA/UA; (8) NA/UA; (9) NA/UA; (6) $18,626,053; (12) NA/UA. NOTE: Total
Salaries and Wages (Q8) EXCLUDES Fringe Benefits Expenditures (Q10).
CENTER FOR RESEARCH LIBRARIES
10 Fringe benefits are not included in expenditures for salaries and wages.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
All figures are as of 09/30/2013.
Library branches included: Library Services, including six overseas offices (all responses); Law Library
of Congress (all responses); National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (selected
responses to questions 8, 9, 10, and 13).
Library branches NOT included: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
(most survey questions); Congressional Research Service; US Copyright Office.
7 Does not include expenditures for collections in National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped (talking books, braille collections).
8 Budgeted salaries, without taking into account the three days of unpaid furlough required of all Library
of Congress employees between March and September 7, 2013. Includes 120 staff at National Library
Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Figure includes no fringe benefits except staff
performance awards; in previous years, some other fringe benefits were included because it was not
possible to separate them. Total Library of Congress staffing was reduced by 186 positions in November
2011, resulting in reduced salary expenditures reported for the first time in fiscal 2013.
9 Includes expenditures for talking books and braille materials for National Library Service for the Blind
and Physically Handicapped.
10 Includes set-aside funds for workers’ compensation and federal transportation subsidy for mass transit
commuters; federal group life insurance plans; hardship post pay, etc.; and government contributions,
administered in the US Office of Personnel Management, to employee retirement plans. In fiscal 2012 the
retirement contributions for LC staff were estimated at $30.1 million.
11 Estimated; exact figures are not possible, because most federal fringe benefits are administered by the
US Office of Personnel Management or other federal agencies external to the Library of Congress. The
estimate of 30 percent applies to employees covered by the Federal Employee Retirement System, who
now are about 75 percent of Library staff.
18 In December 2012 the Library of Congress discontinued its subscription to Scholarly Stats, and usage
statistics for the Electronic Resources Online Catalog were removed.
19 Estimated searches of the LC Integrated Library System (approximately 200,000 per day). Also includes
846,498 searches of the Electronic Resources Online Catalog.
20 Searches of entire Library of Congress Web presence including the Integrated Library System (LC catalog)
and Electronic Resources Online Catalog. Total number of page views of LC Web presence was 519
million.
21 Does not include an additional 22,792 items loaned to congressional members and staff, and 1,083 items
loaned to diplomats or the US courts.
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY
All figures are as of 09/30/2013.
Library branches included: DC Reference Center.
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