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Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
Making a Collection Count
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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 …

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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  • 1. Making a Collection Count Holly Hibner and Mary Kelly awfullibrarybooks.net
  • 2. @librarymary40 @hhibner
  • 3. 2nd Edition Now Available! Please weed the first one…
  • 4. Library Workflows
  • 5. Collection Management Policies
  • 6. Collection Metrics
  • 7. Group Metrics
  • 8. Item Metrics
  • 9. If the data points to a problem, a collection audit should be performed.
  • 10. Compare what you actually have to what the computer says you should have.
  • 11. What You’ll Discover
  • 12. Collection Objectives
  • 13. Collection Benchmarks How is the collection performing?
  • 14. Everything is Connected
  • 15. Contact Us! Holly Hibner and Mary Kelly submit@awfullibrarybooks.net Twitter: @awfullibbooks www.slideshare.net/awfullibrarybooks awfullibrarybooks.net
  • 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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