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WorldShare® Report Designer

Build custom reports and visualizations that meet your specific library needs.


Make data-driven decisions

WorldShare Report Designer enables you to draw on your library's data to build custom reports and visualizations that meet your specific library needs. Using your data, you can quickly prepare a variety of custom reports in a visually compelling way that demonstrate your library's strengths, illustrate why your services are so valuable, and show how you’re spending your budget. Report Designer also can help you to make better data-driven decisions.  

Report Designer is available to libraries with WorldShare Management Services (WMS) and/or Tipasa subscriptions. Please note, Tipasa is only available in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.

  • If you use WMS, it draws on all your library's data and enables you to build a wide range of reports. You can use these reports to support decisions to subscribe or unsubscribe from certain databases, for example, or to determine whether to transition from print to electronic resources.
  • If you use Tipasa, you can build reports to highlight your library’s resource sharing activities, determine your most requested titles, review your consortial borrowing and lending activities, and many more.

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Spot trends and track key performance indicators

WorldShare Report Designer allows you to create new reports, charts and visualizations or use existing reports as a base for customization. You have the flexibility to adjust the data you present and how it's presented. You can easily see trends and understand how well your institution is tracking against your key performance indicators.

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Satisfy your reporting requirements

You can use the reports, charts, and visualizations you create in WorldShare Report Designer to satisfy library, academic, and agency reporting requirements. With the outputs, you can help others “see” data and trends so they better understand the information and can put it in a library or business context.

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"WorldShare Report Designer has the potential to deliver new insights into how our resources are being used and support decision making across all facets of library operations."

Shawn Denny
Information Services Librarian at Taylor University

WorldShare Report Designer enables you to build custom reports, charts, and data visualizations to satisfy reporting requirements. You can help others “see” data and trends so they better understand the information and can put it in a library or business context.