Maria SavovaCollection Management& Digital Integration Librarian81st ABQLA Annual Conference – May 9, 2013
 Five undergraduate colleges and two graduateuniversities ~ 6600 students, 800 faculty Multiple departments with the sa...
 Why Course Adopted Books? Set-up of the service Usage statistics - print and e-books Look at the usage of the same ti...
 Curriculum mapping and focus on specific local needs forteaching and learning Small Approval Plan, University presses s...
 Part of the curriculum Demand driven High usage6%1%
Required and recommendedreadings list provided byfaculty to the CampusBookstore.Spring 2013 list containedapprox. 2700 tit...
 New item status 7-day short term loan not allowed on Link+ unlimited renewals students can put holds CABs are shelv...
0% 1%6%1%10%1% 1%3% 3%2%16%23%2%3% 3%2%5%7%3%4%1%4%1%2% 2% 2%11%1% 1%3% 2% 2%12%28%2%0%3% 4%2%9%1%5%2%8%0%5%10%15%20%25%30...
56%29%15%52%33%15%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%AH SS STAll CABs
 58% of the print Course AdoptedBooks have circulated at least onceJan-Apr 2013 In comparison – 60% of the print bookcol...
0.531.152.091.302.875.67 5.652.771.042.331.92 1.922.718.402.58 2.482.05 1.980.862.26 2.002.960.001.002.003.004.005.006.007...
1.942.672.320.000.501.001.502.002.503.00AH SS STTurnaroundTurnaround
 96 titles (3.6% of thelist) – duplicated inboth print andelectronic format Unique opportunity totry and understandstude...
52%33%15%42%48%10%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%AH SS STAll CABs CABs p+e
10%85%5%42%48%10%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%AH SS STTotal e-books in the collection CABs p+e
18%11%17%54%Comparison in usage of print and e-CABsNot used Only p- Only e- Both p- and e-
71%66%29%34%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%e-CABs usage p-CABs usageUsed Not used
50%18%50%100%13%29%0% 33%17%0%0%50%23%024681012141618Used Not used
87%80%70%13%20%30%05101520253035404550AH SS STUsed Not used
73%70% 70% 71%83%61%20%66%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%AH SS ST TotalE- used P- used
Print books:o length of loanperiodo # of circulationsin dayso # of renewalso # of times thebook is re-shelved – i.e.intern...
1.770.841.175.274.86 4.977.570.001.002.003.004.005.006.007.008.00Link+requestsCheckoutsFeb-AprRenewalsFeb-AprBrowseonline ...
212516357200 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400Average number of days borrowed (incl. Link+)Average number of days borrowed fr...
68%2%26%4%Owned in printOwned as e-bookPurchased in print onlyPurchased in both print and as e-book
141 COURSE ADOPTED BOOKS IN ELECTRONIC FORMAT88 from EBL(~60% of all EBL e-books) 53 from Ebrary(0.08% of all Ebrary e-boo...
48 (55%)7 (12%)55 (37%)40 (45%)53 (88%)93 (63%)0102030405060708090100CAB non-CAB All EBL e-booksused not used
3.609.843.65257.214.3118.411.710.861.000.001.501.500.00 50.00 100.00 150.00 200.00 250.00 300.00Browse - average user coun...
28%98% 98%72%2% 2%0%20%40%60%80%100%120%CAB (53) non-CAB (65,103) Total (65,156)not used used
6.42123.662.1439.48020406080100120140Average # of sessions per book Average # of section requests per bookCAB (38) non-CAB...
 More data analysis - subject and disciplinaryanalysis of all CABs, comparison with Link+requests, including data from ot...
QUESTIONS?maria_savova@cuc.claremont.edu
Your library has that book! Assessment of the course adopted books service in the Claremont Colleges Library
Your library has that book! Assessment of the course adopted books service in the Claremont Colleges Library
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Your library has that book! Assessment of the course adopted books service in the Claremont Colleges Library

  1. 1. Maria SavovaCollection Management& Digital Integration Librarian81st ABQLA Annual Conference – May 9, 2013
  2. 2.  Five undergraduate colleges and two graduateuniversities ~ 6600 students, 800 faculty Multiple departments with the same subject Joint inter-collegial programs One Library – rates as "Medium Doctoral/ResearchUniversity" library ~ 1,000,000 print books ~ 400,000 e-books ~ 70,000 e-journals
  3. 3.  Why Course Adopted Books? Set-up of the service Usage statistics - print and e-books Look at the usage of the same titles in print and electronic format Comparison between CAB and non-CAB e-books Disciplinary specifics in usage of course adopted materialsattributed to Frank KotsonisSpecial Thanks toCandace Lebel –ILS Coordinator andSystems Analyst
  4. 4.  Curriculum mapping and focus on specific local needs forteaching and learning Small Approval Plan, University presses supplementaryAP Demand driven approach to Collection Development Increased reliance on resource sharing – Link+ and ILL Increased reliance on access rather than ownership
  5. 5.  Part of the curriculum Demand driven High usage6%1%
  6. 6. Required and recommendedreadings list provided byfaculty to the CampusBookstore.Spring 2013 list containedapprox. 2700 titles70% were already owned30% were purchased ($35,000- 7.7% of the pbook budget)96 titles (~3.6%) duplicatedas e-books68%2%26%4%Owned in printOwned as e-bookPurchased in print onlyPurchased in both print and as e-book
  7. 7.  New item status 7-day short term loan not allowed on Link+ unlimited renewals students can put holds CABs are shelved in thestacks with the regularcollection Some titles are put on reserve by the professor – i.e.reserves take precedence Some titles are library use only – no change
  8. 8. 0% 1%6%1%10%1% 1%3% 3%2%16%23%2%3% 3%2%5%7%3%4%1%4%1%2% 2% 2%11%1% 1%3% 2% 2%12%28%2%0%3% 4%2%9%1%5%2%8%0%5%10%15%20%25%30%All CABs
  9. 9. 56%29%15%52%33%15%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%AH SS STAll CABs
  10. 10.  58% of the print Course AdoptedBooks have circulated at least onceJan-Apr 2013 In comparison – 60% of the print bookcollection of the Library has circulatedat least once during its whole shelf life
  11. 11. 0.531.152.091.302.875.67 5.652.771.042.331.92 1.922.718.402.58 2.482.05 1.980.862.26 2.002.960.001.002.003.004.005.006.007.008.009.00TurnaroundTurnaround
  12. 12. 1.942.672.320.000.501.001.502.002.503.00AH SS STTurnaroundTurnaround
  13. 13.  96 titles (3.6% of thelist) – duplicated inboth print andelectronic format Unique opportunity totry and understandstudents formatpreferences Sample was notrandom – based on e-book availability fromEBL and Ebrary68%2%26%4%Owned in printOwned as e-bookPurchased in print onlyPurchased in both print and as e-book
  14. 14. 52%33%15%42%48%10%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%AH SS STAll CABs CABs p+e
  15. 15. 10%85%5%42%48%10%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%AH SS STTotal e-books in the collection CABs p+e
  16. 16. 18%11%17%54%Comparison in usage of print and e-CABsNot used Only p- Only e- Both p- and e-
  17. 17. 71%66%29%34%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%e-CABs usage p-CABs usageUsed Not used
  18. 18. 50%18%50%100%13%29%0% 33%17%0%0%50%23%024681012141618Used Not used
  19. 19. 87%80%70%13%20%30%05101520253035404550AH SS STUsed Not used
  20. 20. 73%70% 70% 71%83%61%20%66%0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%AH SS ST TotalE- used P- used
  21. 21. Print books:o length of loanperiodo # of circulationsin dayso # of renewalso # of times thebook is re-shelved – i.e.internal useE-books Ebraryo # of sessionso # of section requests EBLo Browsing - # of users andminuteso Reading online - # of usersand minuteso Downloading - # of usersand days
  22. 22. 1.770.841.175.274.86 4.977.570.001.002.003.004.005.006.007.008.00Link+requestsCheckoutsFeb-AprRenewalsFeb-AprBrowseonline (# ofusers)Read online(# of users)Download (#of users)EbrarysessionsPRINT BOOKS E-BOOKS
  23. 23. 212516357200 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400Average number of days borrowed (incl. Link+)Average number of days borrowed from theLibraryAverage # of days downloadAverage number of min reading onlineAverage number of min browsing online
  24. 24. 68%2%26%4%Owned in printOwned as e-bookPurchased in print onlyPurchased in both print and as e-book
  25. 25. 141 COURSE ADOPTED BOOKS IN ELECTRONIC FORMAT88 from EBL(~60% of all EBL e-books) 53 from Ebrary(0.08% of all Ebrary e-books)1771Available only as e-bookAvailable also in print2825Available only as e-bookAvailable also in print
  26. 26. 48 (55%)7 (12%)55 (37%)40 (45%)53 (88%)93 (63%)0102030405060708090100CAB non-CAB All EBL e-booksused not used
  27. 27. 3.609.843.65257.214.3118.411.710.861.000.001.501.500.00 50.00 100.00 150.00 200.00 250.00 300.00Browse - average user count per bookBrowse - average min per bookRead online - average user count per bookRead online - average min per bookDownload - average user count per bookDownload - average # of days per booknon-CAB (7) CAB (48)
  28. 28. 28%98% 98%72%2% 2%0%20%40%60%80%100%120%CAB (53) non-CAB (65,103) Total (65,156)not used used
  29. 29. 6.42123.662.1439.48020406080100120140Average # of sessions per book Average # of section requests per bookCAB (38) non-CAB (1328)
  30. 30.  More data analysis - subject and disciplinaryanalysis of all CABs, comparison with Link+requests, including data from other e-bookproviders, etc. Expanding the service to items on syllabi andreading lists Expanding the physical reserve area and placing allCABs on reserve
  31. 31. QUESTIONS?maria_savova@cuc.claremont.edu

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