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Using WorldCat Collection Analysis . For Retrospective Collection Building Joseph Thomas May 2006. Rationale: . Purpose: To identify titles ECU does not own for purchase WorldCat Collection Analysis System (WCAS) allows comparison of holdings against a selected group of libraries

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using worldcat collection analysis

Using WorldCat Collection Analysis

For Retrospective Collection Building

Joseph Thomas

May 2006

rationale
Rationale:
  • Purpose: To identify titles ECU does not own for purchase
  • WorldCat Collection Analysis System (WCAS) allows comparison of holdings against a selected group of libraries
  • WCAS can break down unique holdings for ECU or for the members of the peer group (including titles shared among institutions)
  • For this demonstration, a peer group called English PhD Comparison was created.
step 1
Step 1
  • Log in to World Cat Collection Analysis Individual Library Analysis:
  • http://firstsearch.oclc.org
  • (Obtain authorization and password from Joseph or Jan)
step 2 once you select the collection analysis tab select your comparison group as data to analyze
Step 2: Once you select the Collection Analysis tab, select your comparison group as “Data to Analyze”
step 3 after selecting the uniqueness tab click the comparison group name to see the held by
Step 3: After selecting the Uniqueness tab, click the comparison group name to see the “Held by #”
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Step 8: Click the number in the Uniqueness column to view titles held by the other schools, but not ECU.
question how do you deal with large categories like american literature
Question: How do you deal with large categories, like American Literature?
  • Answer: Through further breakdowns….
needs and resources
Needs and Resources:
  • Awareness of department: courses taught, research, program development, etc.
  • Authorization code and password
  • Online Support: http://www.oclc.org/collectionanalysis/support/default.htm
    • Includes Conspectus map, FAQ’s, Quick Reference Sheet, and Documentation
  • If Joseph or Jan can help, please ask!
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