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24 Data corrected to match that reported by State Council of Higher Education of Virginia.
Previous years had been manual count from Programs and Degrees Offered on the website of
the University Registrar. [University Library]
Library branches included: Carilion, WAAC (employees and partial collections), NOVA, Art n
Architecture, Vet Med, Storage, and Warehouse (and Special Collections).
1 Increase due to cataloging previously uncatalogued materials and an e-book package purchase.
4 Purchase of a large e-book package.
10 Fringe benefits include educational leave, faculty/staff fee waiver, workers compensation,
unemployment compensation, employer retirement contribution, retiree health insurance
benefits, FICA, group life, medical-hospitalization, VA Sickness and Disability Program, TSA–
Employer Cash Match, and WTA-Workforce Transition Benefits.
22 Purchase on Demand allows us to buy articles and books that we cannot obtain from other
lenders, and in the past we had to cancel the requests. Also, with increased use of Summon,
patrons request articles via the Get VText page more readily. Finally, there are just more people
requesting things.
Library branches included: University of Washington Bothell and University of Washington
Tacoma, Law, and Health Sciences. [Main Library]
1 Number of titles not available due to system migration. [Main Library]
10 Fringe benefits include retirement system premiums, health insurance plans, Medicare, Social
Security, unemployment, and medical aid contributions. [Main Library]
11 Benefit rates vary according to employee group: Librarians and professional staff 30.9%,
classified staff 35.3%, and students at 15.2%. [Main Library]
19 Estimated total. [Main Library]
Library branches included: WSU-Vancouver, WSU-Tri-Cities, WSU Energy Library, and WSU
Riverpoint Campus Library.
1 The figure probably overstates our true holdings. We installed a new integrated library system
halfway through the fiscal year, and have not yet mastered deduplication in reports, nor
finished cleaning up the data transferred from the old system.
4 The increase from the preceding year’s figure is partly due to a backlog of e-book records being
entered into our new ILS as part of the system transition.
7.c Credits recovered on collections support funds make the actual expenditure negative (-$12,254).
Because the reporting interface will not accept negative entries, these credits have been applied
to one-time library materials expenditures in this report. The actual figures are as follows: One-
time expenditures: $571,274; on-going expenditures: $6,288,664; collection support: -$12,254.
10 Includes OASI, retirement, and insurance.
11 Percentage varies by department and employment type.
19 The number of searches is inflated by an unknown amount due to the inclusion of certain
databases in the default search of our discovery layer. Data is reported for databases on the
following platforms: Communication Institute for Online Scholarship, CQ Press, CRC Press
LLC, EBSCOhost, Gale, Greenwood Publishing Group, IBISWorld, IGI Global, Lexi-Comp,
OCLC, Ovid, Project MUSE, ProQuest, and Thomson Reuters.
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