78 · ARL Statistics 2013–2014
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Library branches included: Asian Library, Biomedical Branch Library, David Lam Library, Dr.
John Micallef Memorial Library (St. Mark’s College), Education Library, H.R. MacMillan Library
(Vancouver School of Theology), John Richard Allison Library (Regent College), Music, Art and
Architecture Library, Okanagan Library, Rare-books & Special Collections, Robson Square
Library, University Archives, Woodward Library, and Xwi7xwa Library (First Nations House of
Data from the law and health sciences libraries are included in the figures reported.
1 Increase over previous year because 2012–2013 did not include online titles.
4 Includes catalogued OA and free content accessible through library search interfaces.
6–9, 10, 12 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars. Collections Expenditures: (7a) $4,815,656; (7b)
$12,978,129; (7c) $152,818; (7) $17,946,603; Salary Expenditures: (8a) $11,103,083; (8b) $6,496,305; (8c)
$1,379,847; (8) $18,979,235; (10) $3,466,183; Overall Expenditures: (7) $17,946,603; (8) $18,979,235; (9)
$6,994,772; (6) $43,920,610; (12) NA/UA. NOTE: Total Salaries and Wages (Q8) EXCLUDES Fringe
Benefits Expenditures (Q10).
6 Increase reflects investment in Centre for Scholarly Communication (Okanagan campus), higher
GPOF collections expenditures, and value of donated collections.
7 Increase due to higher GPOF collections expenditures and the value of donated collections.
7.a Includes collections gifts in kind valued at 1.7M.
7.c Significantly lower binding and ILL costs.
9 Includes 1.3M for Centre for Scholarly Communications.
10 Includes fringe benefits for professional staff, support staff, and student assistants.
11 Designated percent for professional library staff only.
14, 15 Decrease reflects shift to online delivery of some instructional material.
16 Consolidation and closure of service points contributed to decline in reference transactions.
Library branches included: Rockefeller Library, Sciences Library (which includes the Medical
Library), John Hay Library, Orwig Music Library, Library Collections Annex, John Carter Brown
Library. Medical library statistics cannot be disaggregated from the main because the medical
collection is an integral part of the Sciences Library.
1, 2, 4 Includes large e-book collection added.
8.c Decrease reflects fewer graduate students (with monthly stipends), as well as the transfer away
from Brown of the Women’s Writers Project and their funded students.
16 John Hay Library closed for renovation during FY 2014. Also, aberration in the recording of
reference statistics.
20 Reflects continued changes in search behavior since introduction of discovery search tool;
materials now indexed in the discovery tool and fewer federated searches performed.
23, 27, 29 Annual fluctuations.
All figures are as of 03/31/2014.
Library branches included: Taylor Family Digital Library; Health Sciences Library; Bennett Jones
Law Library; Business Library; Doucette Library of Teaching Resources; Gallagher Library;
Downtown Campus Library; The Military Museums Library and Archives; and the University
of Calgary in Qatar–Learning Commons.
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