WorldShare® Collection Evaluation

Collection Evaluation provides user-specified, peer comparisons based on OCLC cooperative data.

Access information about your current collections and evaluate against other individual libraries and library groups with Collection Evaluation. This helps your staff make well-informed collection management decisions based on comparisons to authoritative lists and the tens of thousands of libraries that have contributed data to WorldCat.

The benefits of WorldShare® Collection Evaluation

  • Collection Evaluation provides easy-to-interpret data analyses and a task-oriented interface that helps library staff visualise the data presented, making it easier to make tough collection management decisions during the course of routine library workflows. Detailed title information, subject analyses, peer holdings and local circulation data are also provided
  • Rather than simply returning comparison data, this service is tailored to specific workflows and collection management activities
  • Facilitate efficient use of library space
  • WorldShare Collection Evaluation is an add-on service

For more information on WorldShare® Collection Evaluation, visit the OCLC website.