Area Studies and ReCAP: Update and Statistics

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Area Studies and ReCAP: Update and Statistics. Zack Lane ReCAP Coordinator September 16, 2013. ReCAP Columbia University. Outline. Review of ReCAP operations Physical plant and new modules Data Basic analysis: accession , requests and circulation Language High-use titles EDD
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Area Studies and ReCAP:Update and StatisticsZack LaneReCAP CoordinatorSeptember 16, 2013ReCAPColumbia University Outline
  • Review of ReCAP operations
  • Physical plant and new modules
  • Data
  • Basic analysis: accession, requests and circulation
  • Language
  • High-use titles
  • EDD
  • System-wide trends
  • Feedback!
  • ReCAPColumbia University ReCAP: Physical Plant
  • 10.2 million books
  • CUL 4.2, NYPL 3.6, PUL 1.4
  • 7 Modules complete
  • CUL manages transfers with quotas
  • Tours conducted once or twice every year
  • ReCAPColumbia University Area Studies and ReCAP
  • What is Area Studies?
  • Language/subject based selection
  • Focus on two CLIO locations:
  • “Area Studies Collection” = off,glx and off,leh
  • Pamela helped focus topic: language, high-use titles and request rate
  • New challenge: language codes
  • ReCAPColumbia University What Data?
  • Four basic categories of data
  • Accessions
  • Requests
  • Delivery
  • Circulation
  • Detailed information can be found at the ReCAP Data Center website
  • Website now includes introductory presentations for all basic categories AND analysis
  • ReCAPColumbia University Area Studies Accessions
  • Chart of accessions by fiscal year
  • Transfer began as soon as ReCAP opened
  • Load-in period during first few years
  • Transfers from Lehman Library are project-focused
  • ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University Accessions / Requests by CLIO Location
  • TOTAL : 1,640,366 / 225,586
  • (Request Rate 1.58%)
  • off,glx : 1,411,660 / 190,818 (1.84%)
  • off,leh : 228,706 / 34,768 (2.28%)
  • “Libraries” consist of multiple CLIO locations (collections)ReCAPColumbia University Request
  • Request typically begins immediately after transfer
  • Volume has leveled off system-wide in past three years
  • May be explained by charge/renewal trend and effect of mass digitization
  • Monthly request volume in phase with academic calendar
  • 50% more requests in Fall and Spring than Summer system-wide
  • Data for small and low-use collections is noisy
  • ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University Circulation
  • Charge activity at Lehman Circulation desk
  • Steady decline in total charge volume
  • Patron base is graduate student majority
  • About one third of circ transactions are for Reserve collections
  • ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University ReCAPColumbia University High-Use Titles at ReCAP
  • A high-use title is any title that has been requested 5 or more times since accession
  • Includes both physical delivery and EDD
  • Desire by staff to study high-use titles
  • Initial purpose of ReCAP was to shelve low-use collections
  • Due to space need, selector decision and patron trends, some titles may be considered higher- or high-use
  • Excludes: eng, fre, ger and ita
  • ReCAPColumbia University High(est) Use Titles: Area StudiesReCAPColumbia University More Data Available
  • More information about data sets can be found on the ReCAP Data Center website
  • Primary data categories include: accession, retrieval, delivery and circulation
  • Tailored data sets and analysis will be provided to staff via the ReCAP Coordinator
  • Please see the main ReCAP website for general information about CUL procedures and systems
  • ReCAPColumbia University
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