OhioLINK Collection Analysis Project. ASIS&T Annual Conference. Preliminary Analysis. 28 October 2008. Edward T. O’Neill, OCLC Julia A. Gammon, University of Akron. Origin of OhioLINK.
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OhioLINK Collection Analysis Project
ASIS&T Annual Conference
28 October 2008
Edward T. O’Neill, OCLC
Julia A. Gammon, University of Akron
Originated in 1987 with the Library Study Committee Report’s Recommendation to create a statewide catalog
For the book collection:
The infinite / A.W. Moore
Date of Last Use:
The OCLC Number is used to link the circulation records to the corresponding bibliographic record in WorldCat
The project is still “in progress” and the data analysis is incomplete
Results are preliminary; revisions and corrections will occur
The large universities are complex organizations:
The subject analysis included 24 primary subjects; a more detailed subject analysis with approximately 500 subject areas will included in the final analysis
Statistics on 20 different age groups are provided
How many items do we have?
What languages do we have?
How old are they?
How many are unique?
In what subjects?
How many copies do we need?
Average per Item Circulation: 1.68
Number of Manifestations
Average No. of Copies
Ed O’Neill, OCLC Research,
Julia A. Gammon, University of Akron,