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  • 1. “ The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be” so “ When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It.” SPARC-ACRL Forum July 11, 2009  Chicago, IL Charles B. Lowry Ph.D. Executive Director Association of Research Libraries ARL www.arl.org
  • 2. The Future Ain’t What it Used to Be Transformational Times
  • 3. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey
  • 4. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey Has your library already experienced base budget reductions/take-backs in FY 2008-2009? Yes 55% No 45%
  • 5. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey Do you expect reductions later? Yes No 40% 60% Yes No 18% 82% Already experienced budget reductions No budget reductions N=22 N=33 N=8 N=36
  • 6. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey What was the percent impact on the total budget reductions/take-backs? Minimum .04% Maximum 10% Standard Deviation .0227
  • 7. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey Indicate the percentage impact on Staffing, Other Operations, and Acquisitions: Staffing Only 31% Operations Only 16% N=15 N=8 N=2 N=8 N=5 N=3 N=8 Acquisitions Only 4% Staffing & Operations 16% Staffing & Acquisitions 10% Operations & Acquisitions 6% All Three 16%
  • 8. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey Indicate which of the following staffing modifications have been required. Check all that apply. Hiring Freezes 68% Eliminate Vacant Positions 58% Staff Layoffs 12% Early Retirement Program 12% Staff Furlough(s) 4% Give backs of salaries* 4% Salary Reductions 2% Other 20% *as charitable contributions to the university N=34 N=29 N=6 N=6 N=2 N=2 N=1 N=10
  • 9. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey 2009 – 2010 Budget Planning Expect Increase 11% Do not know at this time 9% Reductions expected 69% N=7 N=9 N=9 N=56 Expect a Flat Budget 11%
  • 10. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey Expected Reductions: Of the 69% expecting budget reductions: Don’t know amount to expect 20% 2 to >5% reduction expected 25% 5 to 10% reduction expected 50% N=11 N=14 N=28 N=3 <10% reduction expected 5%
  • 11. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey Best Date for Second Survey: 3% later 2010 4% November-January 41% July - October 52% May - June
  • 12. The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries: Report on the ARL Survey
  • 13. Collaboration Transformational Times
  • 14. Integrating Digital Scholarly Resources are good AND libraries must also continue to play their traditional role of planning for preservation and archiving. Adapting the Research Library Mission
  • 15. Questions? Charles B. Lowry [email_address]

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