This toolkit was created for the intention to share strategies, methods, and studies focused on how to analyze/assess library collections.
How is Collection Analysis being defined for the purposes of this guide:
Collection analysis is the process of gathering, cleaning up, and adding meaning to quantitative and qualitative collection-related data
|Quantitative Methods||Qualitative Methods|
Collection analysis should utilize datasets based on the core issues being assessed. There are several areas of focus for collection analysis such as: