84 · ARL Statistics 2013–2014
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Columbia data includes The Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning
(CCNMTL) and the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS). [Butler]
1 Excludes HathiTrust titles. [Butler]
11 Official designated percent for Teachers College is 34.7%; 33.7% is shown here in order to reflect
a truer representation of the overall Columbia fringe benefits rate. [Teachers College]
18 Downloads from the Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) were missing and
estimated. [Teachers College]
19 Number changes of regular and federated searches are due to a change in discovery platform.
21, 22 Excludes ILL for Barnard handled by Butler office. [Barnard]
Library branches included: Avery Point, Stamford, Torrington, Waterbury, and West Hartford
regional campus libraries. Branch libraries also include the Music and Dramatic Arts Library,
the Pharmacy Library, and the University Archives and Special Collections at the main campus
10 Fringe benefits include pension, unemployment compensation, health services, group life
insurance, social security, and medical insurance.
Library branches included: All libraries and special collections on the Ithaca, New York City,
and Geneva NY campuses: Adelson (ornithology), Africana, Annex (remote storage facility),
Asia Collections, Engineering (virtual library), Fine Arts, Hospitality/Labor/Management,
Law, Mann (agricultural & life sciences), Mathematics, Music, Olin/Uris (humanities & social
sciences), Physical Sciences (virtual library), Rare & Manuscript Collections, and Veterinary
Libraries in Ithaca; Medical Library and Medical Center Archives in New York City; and New
York Agricultural Experiment Station Library in Geneva NY.
Library branches NOT included: The library at the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.
1, 2, 4 An estimate of the duplication between the Ithaca/Geneva and NYC campuses was excluded.
Includes some open access items selected and cataloged in the OPAC to support research and
2, 4 Increase reflects the addition of new titles, the addition of title-level records, better record
categorization and the inclusion, for the first time, of almost 60,000 e-books created through
CUL’s collaboration with Google. Excludes more than 1.7 million e-books in the China Academic
Digital Associative Library that are not cataloged at the title level in the OPAC. Includes some
duplication between packages.
6 Includes $1,293,631 for grants tracked through the Office of Sponsored Programs.
7 The requested breakouts cannot be provided. Materials expenditures exclude Qatar’s
contribution to shared e-resources. FY14 materials expenditures include significant one-time
8.a, 13.a Includes academic and exempt staff.
8.b, 13.b Includes non-academic, non-exempt staff.
9 General operating excludes $7,138,828 in building-related university allocated costs that became
part of the library budget with the new Cornell budget model, which was designed to make
campus expenditures more transparent.