Budget Summary

The Library's base budget for FY20 was $1,973,830.

  • 61% - salaries and benefits
  • 27% - library materials (database / journal subscriptions and books
  • 6% - academic leased facilities
  • 6% - maintenance and operation

To satisfy a budget request, reallocations between the cost centers funded by the Student Library Fee were made for salary of the Special Collections Librarian. Operational funding requested to pay for M&O previously borne by Victoria College budget was not funded. The Library Carry Forward cost center funded the deficit in the M&O

Library Carry Forward funds also paid for these unbudgeted expenses of the new library:

  • Graphics Wall
  • Compact shelving in the Regional History Center
  • Move of Victoria Advocate archive to Regional History Center
  • Glowforge laser cutter (Makerspace)
  • Outside book drop
  • SignUp! Computer session control software