ANALYSIS OF SELECTED VARIABLES - Master of Arts  
   
ACRL LIBRARY DATA TABLES 2000  
   
ANALYSIS OF SELECTED VARIABLES  
   
INSTITUTIONS GRANTING MASTER OF ARTS AND PROFESSIONAL DEGREES (CARNEGIE CODE M)  
   
  Libraries  
Category High Mean Median Low Reporting  
   
 1. Professional staff as percent of Total Staff 88.89 32.82 31.87 4.00 465  
   
 2. Support Staff as percent of Total Staff 89.29 35.25 34.94 4.17 456  
   
 3. Student Assistant Staff as percent of Total Staff 87.50 33.23 31.90 4.42 442  
   
 4. Ratio of Professional to Support Staff 5.00 1.09 0.91 0.12 450  
     (excluding student Assistant Staff)  
   
 5. Ratio of Items Loaned to Items Borrowed 114.55 1.81 1.11 0.09 422  
   
 6. Serial Expenditures as percent of 98.13 48.62 48.02 6.00 488  
     Total Library Materials Expenditures  
   
 7. Total Library Material Expenditures 56.77 34.25 34.85 4.13 179  
     as percent of Total Library Expenditures  
   
 8. Contract Binding 4.47 0.87 0.80 0.03 167  
     as percent of Total Library Expenditures  
   
 9. Salary and Wages Expenditures 87.77 56.81 56.58 16.76 179  
     as percent of Total Library Expenditures  
   
10. Other Operating Expenditures 42.34 7.97 6.16 0.00 178  
      as percent of Total Library Expenditures  
   
11. Unit cost of monographs (per volume) 343.26 41.27 38.62 5.03 382