Making a Collection Count

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Make your collection count! This session talks about the overall quality of a library collection, including the benefits and methods of taking a physical inventory, analyzing collection procedures and workflows, and the life cycle of a collection. Most importantly, learn how to measure a collection’s quality. Our holistic approach to collection management will help all types and sizes of libraries to keep pace with the demands and expectations of their communities.

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Making a Collection Count

  1. 1. Making a Collection Count Holly Hibner and Mary Kelly awfullibrarybooks.net
  2. 2. @librarymary40 @hhibner
  3. 3. 2nd Edition Now Available! Please weed the first one…
  4. 4. Library Workflows
  5. 5. Collection Management Policies
  6. 6. Collection Metrics
  7. 7. Group Metrics
  8. 8. Item Metrics
  9. 9. If the data points to a problem, a collection audit should be performed.
  10. 10. Compare what you actually have to what the computer says you should have.
  11. 11. What You’ll Discover
  12. 12. Collection Objectives
  13. 13. Collection Benchmarks How is the collection performing?
  14. 14. Everything is Connected
  15. 15. Contact Us! Holly Hibner and Mary Kelly submit@awfullibrarybooks.net Twitter: @awfullibbooks www.slideshare.net/awfullibrarybooks awfullibrarybooks.net
  16. 16. Image Credits Slide 1: Banner copyright Holly Hibner and Mary Kelly http://awfullibrarybooks.net Slide 2: Hibner, H and Kelly, M. (2013) Making a Collection Count, Oxford: Chandos. Slide 3: Collection Life Cycle diagram copyright: Hibner, H and Kelly, M. (2013) Making a Collection Count, Oxford: Chandos. Slide 4: Gears, image attribution: By Kaushik.chug (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Slide 5: Image attribution: George Goodwin Kilburne [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Slide 6: Bean Counter. http://www.barebonesbiz.com/images/bean_counter.jpg (labeled for reuse) Slide 7: Arrows. Image attribute: Public Domain CC0 http://pixabay.com/p-97640/?no_redirect Slide 8: “Book Sale Loot” https://www.flickr.com/photos/ginnerobot/4552277923 Creative Commons Slide 9: “Reading” https://www.flickr.com/photos/florinrosoga/5811317567 Creative Commons Slide 10: “Audit” https://www.flickr.com/photos/lendingmemo/11747440176 Creative Commons Slide 11: Inventory. Microsoft Clip Art http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/back-to-school-with-office-clip-art- and-media-HA010237914.aspx Slide 13: Statistics https://www.flickr.com/photos/lendingmemo/11442225495 Creative Commons Slide 14: “On Target” https://www.flickr.com/photos/rogersmith/6201656785 Creative Commons Slide 15: “Seven dancers performing in "Sur les Pointes," a production by Boris Volkoff's Canadian Ballet” https://www.flickr.com/photos/lac-bac/8054555591 Creative Commons Slide 16: Chain http://assets.antiguaobserver.com/2012/05/CHAIN-LINKS-2.jpg Labeled for reuse

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