ARL PRESERVATION STATISTICS QUESTIONNAIRE, 2002/2003
1. Does the library have a preservation administrator? yes
2. If yes, what percentage of the administrator’s total job assignment is dedicated to preservation activities and preservation program management? 100%
3. If yes, what is the Preservation supervisor's job title? Preservation Officer
4. If the library has a preservation administrator who supervises staff, how many staff are in the preservation unit (including the preservation administrator)?
4a. FTE Professional staff 3
4b. FTE Support Staff 6.25
4c. FTE Student Assistants 1.00
4d. FTE Total Staff 10.25
5. How many FTE staff are engaged in preservation activities library-wide (including staff reported in question #4 above)?
5a. FTE Professional staff 3.61
5b. FTE Support Staff 7.75
5c. FTE Student Assistants 1.06
5d. FTE Total Staff 12.42
Check one: Canadian dollars ______ U.S. dollars X
6. Salaries and wages for staff engaged in preservation activities library wide (as reported in Question #5 above)
6a. Professional staff $ 168,858
6b. Support staff $ 210,754
6c. Student assistants $ 13,073
6d. TOTAL expenditures for preservation staff $ 380,072
7. Contract expenditures
7a. Contract conservation $ 4,928
7b. Contract commercial binding $ 282,170
7c. Contract preservation photocopying $ 3,216
7d. Contract preservation microfilming $ 0
7e. Other contract expenditures $ 0
7f. TOTAL contract expenditures $ 293,987
8. Preservation supplies $ 71,489
9. Preservation equipment $ 51,023
10. TOTAL preservation expenditures (add lines 6d, 7f, 8, & 9) $ 792,897
11. Total preservation expenditures that came from external sources $ 0
12. Number of volumes/pamphlets given level 1 conservation treatment 12,319
13. Number of volumes/pamphlets given level 2 conservation treatment 845
14. Number of volumes/pamphlets given level 3 conservation treatment 29
15. TOTAL number of volumes/pamphlets given conservation treatment
(add lines 12, 13, & 14) 13,193
16. Number of unbound sheets given conservation treatment 69
17. Number of bound volumes/pamphlets mass deacidified 0
18. Number of linear feet of unbound papers mass deacidified 0
19. Number of photographs and non-paper items (e.g., audio tapes, motion
picture film) given conservation treatment 22
20. Number of custom-fitted protective enclosures constructed 2,517
21. Number of volumes commercially bound 43,107
22. Number of bound volumes/pamphlets reformatted in their entirety
22a. photocopied 35
22b. microfilmed 0
22c.digitized (optional) 7
23. Number of single, unbound sheets reformatted (e.g., one side of one manuscript page, one map)
23a. photocopied 0
23b. microfilmed 0
23c. digitized (optional) 0
24. Number of photographs and non-paper items (e.g., audio tapes, motion picture film) reformatted
24a. by analog means 40
24b. by digital means 0
1. Law Library statistics are included: Yes
2. Medical Library statistics are included: Yes
If there are other main campus libraries that are not included, list in the footnotes section below.
3. Branch campus libraries included: We have only one campus X
4. Are there any additional footnotes? Yes X
#4a. #5a. #6a. Increase due to the hiring of a Collections Conservator and a temporary Collection Assessment Librarian.
#7a. #7e. Decrease due to fewer items contracted for conservation.
#8. #9. Increase due to the creation of a new conservation lab.
#22b. Decrease apparent because of a microfilming grant used last year to reformat some bound volumes. The grant was not available this year.
#23a. #23c. #24a. #24b. Decrease apparent because a reformatting project took place last year and did not occur this year.