WorldCat Collection Analysis documentation
A summary of commands and procedures for using the WorldCat Collection Analysis
A summary of commands and procedures for using the WorldCat Collection Analysis service designed for Public Libraries
Describes the purpose and operation of the WorldCat Collection Analysis service, including available analysis types, their corresponding displays, and how each analysis type can be manipulated.
Shows how the Dewey, Library of Congress and NLM call numbers correspond to the Divisions and Categories within the WorldCat Collection Analysis reports
Easy-to-follow scenarios to show you how easy it is to start using WorldCat Collection Analysis.
Collection development lists to which you can compare your collection using WorldCat Collection Analysis.
OCLC-defined groups such as Business & Economics, Higher Education, Law, and Public Libraries by Population Served for WorldCat Collection Analysis comparisons.
Example text for requesting permission to include an individual library's holdings in a one-to-one comparison.
OCLC member libraries who grant permission for any other OCLC member library to create a One-to-One comparison.
Note: This information is furnished to OCLC by the libraries themselves; contact an individual library directly for questions or additional information.
Setup instructions for creating a Circulation Analysis that will show how your library's collection is used locally.
Includes step-by-step instructions and screen shots for creating interdisciplinary studies analysis.
Highlights techniques you can use to analyze collection gaps and identify areas of relative strength compared to a peer group. Also shows how to share the analysis you create with those responsible for budget development and materials acquisition.
Illustrates how WorldCat Collection Analysis can be used to make and support informed decisions on which titles to retain, weed, and acquire as a result of an annual collection review.
Demonstrates how to expand your library's collection to better serve a targeted segment of your constituency. The tutorial shows how to determine the strength of your current collection and build a prioritized acquisitions list based on peer comparisons and items frequently borrowed via ILL.
Provides a brief introduction to some of the more common actions within Microsoft Excel®. You can practice using the exercises as you watch the tutorial or view the tutorial and complete the practice exercises at a later time.
Demonstrates how to use WorldCat Collection Analysis to identify unique items in your collection for inclusion in a digitization project. Includes examples of how to export records to create spreadsheets that support your decision-making.