78 · ARL Statistics 2012–2013
All figures are as of 03/31/2013.
Library branches included: Art + Architecture + Planning library, Asian Library, Biomedical Branch
Library, David Lam Library, Dr. John Micallef Memorial Library (St. Mark’s College), Education Library,
Hamber Library, H.R. MacMillan Library (Vancouver School of Theology), John Richard Allison Library
(Regent College), Music Library, Okanagan Library, Rare Books & Special Collections, Robson Square
Library, Science & Engineering, St. Paul’s Hospital Library, University Archives, Woodward Library, and
Xwi7xwa Library (First Nations House of Learning).
Data from the Law and Health Sciences Libraries are included in the figures reported.
4 Increase reflects several e-book collections acquisitions, addition of catalogue records for previously
owned eBooks, and inclusion of catalogued open access titles.
7 Decrease in reported collections expenditures reflects fewer gifts in kind in 2012/13.
7.a Includes $589,322 as gifts in kind. Decrease from previous year reflects fewer gifts in kind in 2012/13.
8.c Reflects extra students hired for book move projects.
6–9, 10,
Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars—Collections Expenditures: (7a) $3,102,993; (7b) $12,189,872;
(7c) $268,360; (7) $15,561,225; Salary Expenditures: (8a) $10,982,530; (8b) $6,437,659; (8c) $1,389,454; (8)
$18,809,643; (10) $3,470,922; Overall Expenditures: (7) $15,561,225; (8) $18,809,643; (9) $5,367,129; (6)
$39,737,997; (12) NA/UA. NOTE: Total Salaries and Wages (Q8) EXCLUDES Fringe Benefits Expenditures
10 Includes fringe benefits for professional staff, support staff, and student assistants.
11 Designated percent for professional library staff only.
13.c Reflects extra students hired for book move projects.
16 Review and library-wide training on definitions and counting practices in 2012/13 led to lower count for
reference questions and an increase in directional questions.
Library branches included: Includes Rockefeller Library, Sciences Library, John Hay Library, Orwig Music
Library, Library Collections Annex, and John Carter Brown Library.
Medical library statistics cannot be disaggregated from the main collection.
4 Includes addition of significant e-book package.
8.c, 13.c Increase due to added students to help transfer books to storage facility in preparation for a renovation
9 Increase due to fluctuations in timing of JCB fellows program.
14 Increase due to filled staff vacancies, greater emphasis on outreach, and improved record keeping.
16 Increase due to filled staff vacancies and improved record keeping.
19 Increase in number of databases providing COUNTER-compliant data; better record keeping.
20 Reflects changes in search behavior since introduction of discovery search tool; materials now indexed in
the discovery tool and fewer federated searches performed.
23 Annual fluctuations in degrees awarded.
27 Annual fluctuations in part-time student enrollments.
All figures are as of 03/31/2013.
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