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CUNY libraries statistics 2014-2015 (Archive)

A guide to assist CUNY libraries with the ACRL and IPEDS surveys

Expenses (exclude staff)

20. One-time purchase of books, serial backfiles, and other materials $

Published material in all formats, but NOT current subscription costs.   Include acquisition of access rights.   Include database  ONLY if it is NOT a subscription.  Do NOT include expenses for computer software.

20a E-books (if available) $

This is a subcategory of 20.   If you can identify what you spent on e-books from Question 20, please include it here.

21. Ongoing commitments to subscriptions $

Ongoing expenses for serials in ALL formats.  Include abstracting and indexing services. Include databases that have an annual fee.   Include government documents if they are accessible through the catalog

22. All other materials/service cost $

Include serial/service costs not already reported.  Examples:  document delivery/ILL costs; Short Term loans for ebooks; PDA/DDA programs; copyright fees; any other expenses for information resources; bibliographic management services (i.e. RefWorks – if from the library budget); Question Point.

23. Total materials/services expenses calculated sum of 20, 21 and 22 Operations and maintenance expenses

This will automatically be calculated.

24. Preservation services $

Binding costs, any special collections costs for preservation, de-acidification, lamination, restoration.  Include digitization expenses.

25. All other operations and maintenance expenses $

Include expenses not otherwise reported.   Examples:  computer hardware and software from library budget; bibliographic utilities (OCLC), networks and consortia. Include SerialsSolutions, Libguides, and Metro membership fees.

Do not report OLS expenses on behalf of the campuses here. This is a change from last year and you will probably want to add a note that last year's response includes a contribution by our university consortium's central office. The external expenditures report is for your information only.

26. Total operations and maintenance expenses calculated sum of 24 - 25

This will automatically be calculated.

27. Are expenses reported in Canadian dollars?

No for all libraries

CAMPUS

Full table is linked below

BARUCH COLLEGE $364,497
BROOKLYN COLLEGE $324,534
CITY COLLEGE $295,526
HUNTER COLLEGE $410,717
JOHN JAY COLLEGE $288,859
LEHMAN COLLEGE $221,905
MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE $152,904
NEW YORK C OF TECH $316,172
QUEENS COLLEGE $358,416
STATEN ISLAND COLLEGE $288,505
YORK COLLEGE $175,606
GRADUATE SCHOOL $121,289
LAW SCHOOL $55,325
GRAD SCHOOL OF JOUR $51,789
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES $0
BOROUGH OF MAN CC $468,585
BRONX CC $217,983
GUTTMAN CC $63,947
HOSTOS CC $152,366
KINGSBORO CC $326,027
LAGUARDIA CC $359,428
QUEENSBORO CC $288,945