94 · ARL Statistics 2012–2013
Question
Number
Footnote
ILLINOIS, URBANA cont.
13.b Includes permanent Civil Service staff only.
13.c Includes 64 FTE for Undergraduate students and 54 FTE for Graduate and Academic hourly employees.
18 Includes only data from Ebsco (759,536), Elsevier (1,814,965), and Proquest (392,240).
19 Includes only data from Ebsco (54,612,436), Elsevier (1,190,078), and Proquest (2,440,559).
20 Not available.
INDIANA
Library branches included: Library branches included: All IU Bloomington Libraries, IUB Law Library,
and Special Collections (includes Lilly Library Rare Books Library and University Archives).
Library branches NOT included: Ruth Lilly Medical Library.
7.a Includes manuscript acquisitions expenditures for Lilly Library Special Collections.
11 Indiana University fringe benefit rates (FY12–13 only): Professional staff: 43.34%; Support Staff: 40.06%.
Benefits covered: retirement, FICA, health insurance, tuition benefit, life insurance, and workers’
compensation.
16 Directional questions were inadvertently included in the overall count for reference transactions in FY
2011–2012 resulting in an incorrect reported figure. The correct number of reference transactions for FY
2011–2012 is 72,680.
18–20 Because of incompatibilities within our reporting systems for electronic resources, we do not feel we can
produce accurate use figures for this fiscal year. We are therefore not reporting data for lines 18-20.
IOWA  
Library branches included: art, business, engineering, music, sciences.
8.a Includes programming staff that support the libraries but not paid directly from libraries’ budget.
10 Fringe benefits for professional & scientific staff, merit staff, and bi-weekly student employees.
11 Rate for professional & scientific classification.
13.a Includes programming staff that support the libraries but not paid directly from libraries’ budget.
18–20 Number pulled from Serials Solution. Unable to break out separate health sciences data.
20 Unclear why search through Primo has decreased substantially from last year.
IOWA STATE
Library branches included: 1) Iowa State University Library - Parks Library = Main Library, 2) Veterinary
Medical Library - Branch Library, 3) Special Collections data is also included in this survey.
4 Increase due to expenditures from other internal library funds.
6 Total expenditures increase due to increase in library materials expenditures.
7–7.b Total library materials increase due to expenditures from other internal library funds.
7.c ISU Library binds fewer materials than in the past.
11 Faculty 30.5%; Professional & Scientific 37%; Merit Staff 49.7%.
16 In person reference transactions have decreased as on-line resources have increased. Chat services have
increased.
18 Iowa State University tracks the number of journal-based full text article requests using the reporting
tools built into our open link resolver (SFX from ExLibris).
19 Iowa State University tracks the number of regular searches using the reporting tools built into our
discovery product (Primo from ExLibris).
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