ARL Position Description Bank  ( ARL PD Bank ) Usage Statistics Data Set, Nov. 2013

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ARL Position Description Bank ( ARL PD Bank ) Usage Statistics Data Set, Nov. 2013
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ARL Position Description Bank ( ARL PD Bank )
Keith, Brian W.
Smith, Bonnie J.
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, FL
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Usage statistics


The Association of Research Libraries Position Description Bank (ARL PD Bank) is a collection of position descriptions (PDs) from major academic and research libraries. The ARL PD Bank fosters the sharing of information through a browseable and searchable database that provides access to a national collection (or bank) of PDs. The ARL PD Bank supports the management of PDs for individual institutions, providing an effective organizational method and system that supports findability as well as archiving for long-term digital preservation. The system statistics are shared as a data set representing the current system contents.

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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ARL Position Description (PD) Bank : Summary Statistics November 14, 2013 Usage Statistics Usage Statisti cs February 1 October 31 2013 Unique s ystem a ccess times 1 43,542 Searches conducted by u ser s 5,181 System Statistics System Statistics as of November 14, 2013 Registered Users 185 ARL memb er institutions represented 86 ARL member institutions Live Site active 2 27 P osi tion D escription ( PD ) R ecords 1,157 Detailed Position Record Statistics PD Records, by Type Profes sional Librarians 441 Other Professionals 76 Support or Paraprofessionals 640 Position Status Filled 1, 095 Open 44 Discontinued 18 Appointment Type Regular 844 Tenure Accruing or Permanent Status Eligible 276 Temporary / Time Limited 37 Residency / Fellowship / Internship 0 Library Type for PDs All Other, University 1,071 Medical Library University 41 Law Library, University 45 Non University Library 0 US Regions Northeast 81 Midwest 292 South 475 West 309 1 This includes system logins for all reasons, with regular use reasons in cluding review and browsing of all position descriptions, employee records when applicable, etc 2 O thers are in other implementation /adoption stages building into the live site.


Functional Areas Represented in the ARL Position Description Data Bank 37 functional areas are currently represented : Access Services Government Documents Acquisitions Grants Management Archiving/Curatorial/Rare Books Human Resources/Organizational Development Assessment Information Technology/Systems Cataloging/Bibliographic Control/Metadata Instruction Circulation Integrated Library System Clerical/Administrative Support InterLibrary Loan Collection Development/Management Liaison Communications/Public Information Media/Multi Media Specialist Data Curation Off Site Storage Development/Fundraising Outreach Services Digital Services Preservation/Conservation Distance Learning Press/Publishing Document Delivery Reference/Research Electronic Resources Scholarly Communication/Copyright Exhibits Shared Collections Facilities/Security Staff Development/Training Finance/Budget/Accounting Subject Specialist GIS Systems/Data