(n.) = earnings ; gain ; profit ; profit margin ; financial gain. Ex: It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation. Ex: This is likely to lead to shorter and less complex profiles for searches, and the gains will be most obvious in a natural language system. Ex: As the quantity increased the printer's capital investment, which was always alarmingly high, rose with it, and his profit as a percentage of investment fell. Ex: This article discusses vendors' costs and profit margins and suggests librarians should expect either bigger discounts or more added-value services, but not both. Ex: Books are stolen for financial gain or out of an excessive passion for the volumes themselves. ---- * fuente de ganancias = money-maker ; cash cow ; money spinner. * ganancia anual = annual profit. * ganancia bruta = gross profit. * ganancia de capital = capital gain. * ganancias = proceeds ; return ; spoils ; winnings. * ganancias de la inversión = return on investment (ROI) ; investment returns. * ganancias en relación con la inversión = return on investment (ROI). * impuesto sobre las ganancias = profit(s) tax. * margen de ganancia = markup rate ; markup [mark-up] ; profit margin. * muchas ganancias = high return. * obtener ganancia = gain + benefit. (n.) = proceeds ; return ; spoils ; winnings. Ex: A companionship was a team of piecework compositors, led by one of their number, who co-operated in the setting of a book and submitted a single bill for the work, the proceeds of which were then divided amongst themselves. Ex: Some CD-ROM publishers charge as much as possible and skim the market for the fastest and highest possible return. Ex: As more colleges and university libraries pursue outside funding, the spoils increasingly will go to those institutions which are best prepared for the rigours of fundraising. Ex: The title of the article is 'The winnings, losings, loathings, fears, and fortunes of 8,500 American Library Association conferees who went to Las Vegas'.