102 · ARL Statistics 2013–2014
Question Number Footnote
18 Data from publishers and aggregated databases.
19 Data from publishers and vendors for databases and e-journals. Data was adjusted to remove
estimated widget usage.
20 MU Libraries does not subscribe to a federated search service. However, we do subscribe to a
discovery tool (Summon). For FY 2014 there were 762,311 searches of Summon.
23 Enrollment increase.
All figures are as of 04/30/2013 [Bibliothèques UdeM, École Polytechnique de Montréal, and
Aménagement, Botanique, Campus de Laval, Cartothèque, Chimie, Didacthèque, ÉPC-Biologie,
Géographie, Kinésiologie, Lettres et sciences humaines, Livres rares et collections spéciales,
Mathématiques et informatique, Médecine vétérinaire, Musique, Optométrie, Physique, École
Polytechnique Library, HEC Montréal Library, Law (Droit), and Health Science Libraries (Santé).
6–9, 10, 12 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars. Collections Expenditures: (7a) $2,206,630; (7b)
$10,864,181; (7c) $323,044; (7) $13,393,855; Salary Expenditures: (8a) $9,143,420; (8b) $10,363,511; (8c)
$155,535; (8) $19,662,466; (10) $5,286,858; Overall Expenditures: (7) $13,393,855; (8) $19,662,466; (9)
$2,127,369; (6) $35,183,690; (12) $44,491. NOTE: Total Salaries and Wages (Q8) EXCLUDES Fringe
Benefits Expenditures (Q10).
13.b Total support staff for last year (2012–2013 survey) revised to 153. [Bibliothéques UdeM]
Library branches included: Architecture, C.Y. Thompson, Engineering, Geology, Law, Math, and
10 Fringe Benefits include FICA, health insurance, life insurance, and retirement.
18, 19 UNL has acquired many new database packages and statistics are being collected differently
effective January 2014.
Library branches included: Centennial Science & Engineering Library, Fine Arts & Design
Library, Parish Memorial Library, and Zimmerman Library.
4 University Libraries changed policy to default in many cases to e-books.
7.b Purchased additional databases.
8, 8.a Redefined professional vs. support roles.
11 29% for faculty; 32.5% for staff. Editor’s Note: Published figure reflects the official designated
percent for the Law Library, as this is the maximum value entered for this question.
13–13.b Redefined professional vs. support roles.
6 Variance due to growth of new campuses in Shanghai and Poly.
7.a Variance due to merger of Poly School of Engineering.
7.c Variance due to additional bibliographic management tools acquired.
8 Salary expenditures are understated in 2013–2014 because salary data for Shanghai-based staff
was not available.
8.a, 8.b Variance due to the inclusion of Shanghai (NY-based staff only, Shanghai-based staff data not
available) and Poly School of Engineering, and also the growth at Abu Dhabi.