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21, 22 Decrease due to heavier reliance on electronic resources increasingly available for free or as
open access on the Internet. More journals archiving older volumes and making available with
current online subscriptions reducing demand for photocopies from print sources. Also due to
double counting error inflating previous year’s number.
23 Includes MD, DMD, JD, PhD, DVM. 2013 Academic Year.
24 Distinct count of Degree and Major. 2013 Academic Year.
25 Reported as FTE. Note that our definition includes tenured librarians (~36 FTE). Our definition
also includes faculty with primarily clinical roles (~130 FTE).
26 Reported as head count. Values matched with Fall Census report. Fall 2013.
28 Reported as head count. Fall 2013. PGCL and Non-Degree are not considered as Graduate
29 Reported as head count. Fall 2013.
Library branches included: Hollings Special Collections Library, Library Annex, Moving Image
Research Collections, Music Library, and the South Caroliniana Library.
11 Editor’s Note: Published figure reflects the official designated percent for the Health Sciences
Library, as this is the maximum value entered for this question.
2 Increase due to increased access to electronic resources.
8.b Decrease in salaries and wages due to reduction in number of permanent employees.
8.c Increase due to additional service points staffed by student workers.
13.b Increase in staff number due to hiring temporary staffing for project activity.
22 Decrease due to increased efficiency in locally filled requests.
Data from the Law and Health Sciences Library are also included in the figures reported.
1 This is an estimated calculation that does not include a significant number of uncatalogued
maps, aerial photographs, and government documents.
7.c Memberships: $308,023; Document Delivery/ILL: $97,747; Binding: $52,416; Equipment: $0.
10 Includes sick/vacation payouts, GA health insurance, FICA, retirement, worker’s compensation,
life insurance, unemployment insurance, health insurance, dental insurance, and vision
11 Includes FICA, retirement, worker’s compensation, life insurance, unemployment insurance,
health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance. Editor’s Note: Published figure reflects
the official designated percent for the Health Sciences Library, as this is the maximum value
entered for this question.
16.a No, except the circulation portion is based on sampling.
18 Includes COUNTER statistics for abstracting and indexing databases, full-text databases, and
19 Includes COUNTER statistics from 71 journal publishers/platforms.
20 Morris Library does not use a federated search engine.
Library branches included: Dewey Graduate Library, Science Library.