110 · ARL Statistics 2013–2014
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Library branches included: East Asian, Marquand Art, Stokes Public and International Affairs,
Music, Architecture, Mudd Archives, Lewis Science, Engineering, Furth Plasma Physics.
7.a Increase due to how e-book purchases are now coded.
10 Medical expenses, employer retirement contribution, FICA taxes, other.
24 Joint degrees between academic departments have increased.
Library branches included: The library system on the West Lafayette campus, consisting of 11
subject-oriented libraries, an undergraduate library, and an archives and special collections
research center.
19, 20 Decrease is due to closer analysis of statistics from ProQuest database use, which have become
inflated due to platform changes.
All figures are as of 04/30/2014.
Library branches included: Stauffer Humanities and Social Sciences, Douglas Engineering and
Science, Jordan Special Collections and Music, Bracken Health Sciences, Lederman Law Library,
and Education Library.
6–9, 10, 12 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars. Collections Expenditures: (7a) $1,090,207; (7b)
$7,763,401; (7c) $698,264; (7) $9,551,872; Salary Expenditures: (8a) $4,149,817; (8b) $3,607,298; (8c)
$359,527; (8) $8,116,642; (10) $1,913,875; Overall Expenditures: (7) $9,551,872; (8) $8,116,642; (9)
$1,206,214; (6) $18,874,728; (12) NA/UA. NOTE: Total Salaries and Wages (Q8) EXCLUDES Fringe
Benefits Expenditures (Q10).
18 This number was generated by the predefined Intota Assessment report. Queen’s migrated to
Intota in August 2014, and have been working with the vendor on issues with SUSHI harvesting
of COUNTER statistics, so this number is known to be inaccurate but is the best information
we currently have access to without reviewing statistics usage from each provider individually.
A review of JR1 statistics for EBSCO, ProQuest, Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley show an 8.4%
increase in full text downloads in 2013–2014 over 2012–2013.
19 This number generated by the predefined Intota Assessment report. DB1 search statistics were
not properly loaded for major providers including EBSCO and ProQuest, resulting in highly
inaccurate results for a DB1 search for all providers for 2013–2014. The report available to us
shows 1,921,345, but when we look at a sampling of providers that did have statistics loaded,
we are seeing small increases or decreases that lead us to believe that our numbers are not
significantly different from those reported in 2012–2013. We will continue to work with our
vendor to have statistics loaded so we can get a more accurate picture of use in 2013–2014.
Library branches included: Fondren Library, Business Information Center.
1 Includes 24,273 Texshare e-books; 77,268 Government publication e-books; 12,483 Netlibrary and
other vendor e-books, and 8,493 ETDs.
7.a Decrease due to flat budget and implementing patron driven acquisition program (PDA).
7.b Includes commercial binding ($38,029).
7.c Includes binding supplies ($20,666), cataloging utilities ($167,664), ILL ($50,152), and
memberships ($208,385).
8.c Student budget cut; more work study received.
9 Normal variation in other operating expenditures.
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