At Minnesota State University, Mankato, we've created a collection analysis system that is unique for at least two reasons: (1) we can combine a wider variety of data than we’ve seen elsewhere, (2) we can combine that data more quickly, more efficiently, than we’ve seen elsewhere. Because we can combine data efficiently, we have created reports approaching new kinds of problems. We can be more responsive as a library to the needs of our academic departments. We think our liaison support service is especially interesting and can provide other librarians with new ideas about how to garner support for the library.
Rusch, E. & Gustafson-Sundell, N. (2018, March). The JCA DB: Journal collection analysis and evaluation for outreach and more! Presented to Electronic Resources & Libraries, Austin, TX.
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