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Managing Catalog Data to Enhance Library OPAC Use
This presentation illustrates two local projects that have greatly enhanced OPAC use: (1) handling duplicate and obsolete authority records; (2) creatively making use of local subject data. The multi-step processes involved ...
Mining and Analyzing Circulation and ILL Data for Informed Collection Development
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015)
The authors investigated quantitative methods of collection use analysis employing library data that are available in ILS and ILL systems to better understand library collection use and user needs. For the purpose of the ...
Utilizing Usage Data To Develop An Ebook Collection: Strategies and Considerations
In an effort to ascertain where future eBook purchases would be most appropriate, librarians at the TCNJ Library ran reports on Voyager to generate lists of heavily-circulated monographs, heavily-browsed monographs, and ...
Towards Better Discovery of Video Materials: TCNJ's Continuing Efforts
The College of New Jersey Library began to enhance video records for easy discovery a few years ago. This multi-phase ongoing undertaking includes changing procedures of pre-cataloging processing; adjusting copy cataloging ...
Re-examining content-enriched access: its effects on usage and discovery
(American Library Association, 2011-07)
Content-enriched metadata in bibliographic records is considered helpful to library users in identifying and selecting library materials for their needs. The paper presents a study, using circulation data from a medium-sized ...
The Patrons Demand, But What Do They Really Want?
In the last few years, the acceptance and adoption of eBooks in libraries has gained considerable momentum. As platforms become more user-friendly, tablet readers proliferate, and, most notably, aggregators ramp up their ...