16 January 2020
Brian Lavoie, Lorcan Dempsey, Constance Malpas
Collective collections are the combined holdings of a group of libraries, analyzed and possibly managed as a unified resource. Constructing, understanding, and operationalizing collective collections is an increasingly important aspect of collection management for many libraries. This article presents some general insights about collective collections, drawn from a series of studies conducted by OCLC.
8 July 2014
Lorcan Dempsey, Constance Malpas, Brian Lavoie
Understanding the Collective Collection: Towards a System-wide Perspective on Library Print Collections
12 December 2013