122 · ARL Statistics 2013–2014
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11 Included was the actual benefit costs to Western Libraries. Western Libraries is charged benefits
at a rate of 27.5% for all full-time permanent employees. Western Libraries is charged at a rate of
13% for student assistants and contract support staff.
14 36 of these presentations were online.
15 1,738 of these participants were in online presentations.
17 Decrease could be attributed to multiple factors, including increase of e-book usage.
18–20 Unavailable. Western Libraries has purchased software to assist in collecting usage data and
hopes to be able to contribute this data in future surveys.
22 Fewer interlibrary loan requests from Western students/staff/faculty.
29 Fairly consistent 10% decrease across faculties in part-time enrollment.
Library branches included: Main (GLS) (General Library System): Archives, Art, Astronomy,
Business, Chemistry, Undergraduate, Geography, Geology & Geophysics, Math, Memorial,
Music, Physics, School of Library & Information Science (SLIS), Social Science, Social Work,
Space Science, Special Collections, Steenbock (agriculture & life sciences), and Wendt
(engineering). Affiliate libraries: Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC), Education
(MERIT), Health (Ebling), Law, Map, and Wisconsin Historical Society (American history).
Library branches NOT included: African American Studies, American Indian Studies Program,
Arboretum, Center for Demography & Ecology, Chicano & Latino Studies, Journalism Reading
Room, Max Kade German-American Institute, Limnology Reading Room, Learning Support
Services, Morgridge Center Library, Trout Lake Collection, University Communications Library,
and the Wisconsin’s Water Library.
4 This reported figure represents the UW Madison campus-wide total for electronic books.
7.c Includes postage, bindery expenditures (external), and additional funding for CIC. Represents
Main library, including SLIS (library school), Memorial (humanities and social sciences),
Steenbock (agricultural and life sciences), and Wendt (engineering) libraries.
8 Staff figures include staff working for a learning collaborative WisCEL but funded by College
of Engineering in support of Wendt Engineering Library. The Main (GLS) library also includes
WisCEL staff however funded by GLS/Main library funding specifically.
12 According to the University of Wisconsin System source, in FY2014 expenditures for Share
Electronic Collections included up-front payments of five-year subscriptions for ACS, IEEE,
Wiley e-book packages, and WorlCat subscriptions. The reported expenditures is specific to
UW-Madison. FY2015 expenditures should be significantly less.
13, 13.c There is a significant decline in the reported FTEs for student assistants compared to previous
ARL annual reports. Previous data submissions did not calculate actual FTEs for student
assistants for Main (GLS) libraries.
15 Presentation by Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) to classes from UW-Madison
campus include 17 on-site presentations totaling 245 students. Presentations to librarians/
teachers visiting the CCBC included eight on-site presentations to groups totaling 107
individuals. These eight presentations include presentations to educators from CESA #5, Lake
Mills School District, Madison Metropolitan School District, and early childhood educators
from UW-Platteville and Orchard Ridge Nursery School in Madison. Outreach Presentations
to Librarians/Teachers around WI included 12 presentations and workshops around the state
totaling 127 individuals. Also included in CCBC’s data, numerous presentation and exhibits
statewide, as well as distance programming via webinars.
16 The reported figure represents a sample and includes ICONS held campus-wide.
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