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MSCC Minerva Users Council Presentation

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Presentation delivered by Maine Shared Collection librarian Matthew Revitt and Edythe L. Dyer Community Library Director Debbie Lozito at the 2014 Minerva Users Council meeting in Topsham, ME on October 28, 2014.

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MSCC Minerva Users Council Presentation

  1. 1. An Introduction to Maine Shared Collections Matthew Revitt, Maine Shared Collections & Debbie Lozito, Director of Edythe L. Dyer Community Library www.maineinfonet.org/mscs/
  2. 2. Background  Origins of Maine Shared Collections in IMLS funded project.  Project partners: www.maineinfonet.org/mscs
  3. 3. Project Results  Analyzed 3 million items  Committed to retain 1.4 million titles  Disclosed commitments in local and union catalogs  Implemented E-Book-On-Demand and Print-On- Demand services  Established the Maine Shared Collections Cooperative (MSCC)  Fill in retention gaps and assist in weeding www.maineinfonet.org/mscs
  4. 4. Edythe L. Dyer Pilot Project  Edythe L. Dyer Community Library chosen as pilot  Demand for collection analysis services www.maineinfonet.org/mscs
  5. 5. Edythe L. Dyer Pilot Project OCLC WorldCat Local Holdings MSCC Commitments www.maineinfonet.org/mscs MaineCat
  6. 6. Edythe L. Dyer Pilot Project  Compiling data reports  Report example In MSCC and fewer than two circs  Using data reports to make retention decisions  Minerva retention note example www.maineinfonet.org/mscs
  7. 7. Benefits of joining Maine Shared Collections www.maineinfonet.org/mscs  Data cleanup  Data-informed collection management decisions  Insurance of retention commitments  Guilt free weeding  Freeing up storage space  Contributing towards common good
  8. 8. Joining Maine Shared Collections  One-off fee for data extract and compiling reports  No membership fees www.maineinfonet.org/mscs  Group discount
  9. 9. Thank you! matthew.revitt@maine.edu debbie.lozito@edythedyer.lib.me.us www.maineinfonet.org/mscs/ @MESharedColls www.maineinfonet.org/mscs

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