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Creating Community through a Diverse Collection

One of the greatest services that libraries can provide their patrons is a sense of community. They can create a physical connection by providing gathering spaces, and they can create emotional connections through their programming and collection development. That makes it all the more important for a library’s collection to be able to speak to … Continued

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Welcome, Brimbank Libraries

We are delighted to announce that Brimbank Libraries in Victoria, Australia have subscribed to collectionHQ, the world leading data analytics product.

Brimbank’s libraries offer extensive collections and services to the local community to “foster a culture of reading and learning throughout life.”

The team at collectionHQ is focused on helping the library to meet its strategic framework for library collections, working closely with Brimbank’s staff to implement and maximise the results that they achieve with the evidence-based toolset.

Brimbank Libraries join the hundreds of libraries worldwide that subscribe to collectionHQ to evaluate detailed trends and metrics about how their collection is performing. With collectionHQ’s action plans, librarians can take steps to save time, make collection budget go further, and accelerate collection improvements.

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Insight April 2022

In this edition of Insight, we provide an update on recent enhancements to collectionHQ’s DEI Analysis tool, share news of upcoming events, provide a link to download a new study into the impact of data-driven workflows on community outcomes, and much more.

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Welcome, Arlington Heights Memorial Library!

We are delighted to announce that Arlington Heights Memorial Library has subscribed to collectionHQ, the world leading data analytics product.

The library in Illinois, has a rich history dating back to 1887 and today inspires its community by offering readers a diverse collection, book list recommendations, and a varied calendar of events.

The team at collectionHQ is focused on helping the library to optimize circulation of material by implementing the evidence-based toolset that will save time, maximize funds, and accelerate collection improvements.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library joins the hundreds of libraries worldwide that subscribe to collectionHQ to effectively analyze detailed trends and metrics about how their collection is performing. With collectionHQ’s action plans, librarians can take steps to improve their collection, increasing turnover and aligning the collection with local demand.

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collectionHQ Launches DEI Analysis in Australia and New Zealand

collectionHQ has today announced that the new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Analysis module is available to public libraries in Australia and New Zealand.

Now, libraries in these countries have access to a comprehensive dashboard of information about DEI material in their collections to:

  • Discover DEI content at a system wide and granular branch level.
  • Analyze Fiction and Non-Fiction collections against industry accepted DEI Topics.
  • Evaluate representation of diverse populations in both print and digital collections.

 

This release also brings important updates to DEI Analysis for existing users in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland, including:

  • The ability to monitor changes in the supply of DEI material over time with ‘DEI Trend’.
  • The option to manage items that have been excluded from DEI Analysis by the library to provide users with greater control over their DEI data.

 

Contact your collectionHQ representative to find out more.