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Library IT Staff Calculator - Rev8
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YOUR DATA HERECalculated Result
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Factors that Increase Need for IT StaffDivisors1
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Average Number of Patrons Who Use the Public Access Computers Each Day7001500.21
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Number of branches155.00
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Number of separate networks (wireless, intranet, extranet) at all branches221.00
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Number of servers4205.00
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Number of subscription databases3103.33
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Number of other databases (Active Directory, ILS database, etc) you maintain111.00
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Number of self-check units8860.07
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Number of operating systems341.33
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Number of non-ILS significant applications supported for staff and Public111.00
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Number of ILS modules supported155.00
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Number of different desktop images/profiles maintained4040.10
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Number of Internet only public computers70000.00
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Number of Catalog-only public computers12020.00
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Number of multi-purpose public computers16565.00
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Number of public printers122.00
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Number of staff PCs and printers112200.18
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Number of staff481002.08
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Average minutes between main and each branch5102.00
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TOTAL IT Staff Needed114.31
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Determining How Many IT Staff You Currently Have11
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Number of FTE provided by County or City (or other entity) to support Library IT01
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Current Number Library IT Staff (FTE)122.00
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Number of Additional IT Staff Needed116.31
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Key:
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IT - Information Technology
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IT Staff - Those responsible for keeping the network and computers safe and secure with software properly configured and running without problems 99.9% of the time. Webmasters responsible for Web content (versus the software or hardware underneath) should not be included in this number.
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ILS - Integrated Library System
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FTE - Full-Time Employee or equivalent
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Significant Applications - Microsoft Office (not each individual component of Office); reservation software, time-out software; virus scanner, Internet filter, print management, Groupwise
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©2006 Lori Bowen Ayre/The Galecia Group
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This document is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
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