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WSU Wizard using EXCEL
An EXCEL macro was developed at Washington State University to standardize titles generated by the integrated library system. This macro will remove initial articles such as "A, An and The" and remove the period at the end ...
Serial Decision Databases
First part of a two person talk on locally designed serials assessment tools compared to commercial products
Integrating usage statistics into a collection assessment tool via Innovative's ERM module
Recent developments in usage statistics collection have led to more uniform presentation of data and the ability to import data into the Electronic Resource Management module of Millennium. With the creation of this module, ...
Building consensus on journal cancellations with a serials decision database
Decisions on journal additions, renewals or cancellations call for comprehensive management tools that can be manipulated to answer complex questions. The serials decision database provides objective information that can ...
Serials Assessment Comes of Age
Description of how priorities are assigned to journals based on use data accumulated in a serials decision database.
Procedures for creating a Serials Decision Database
The Serials Decision Database has been used for journal collection assessment at Washington State University since 2007. This record is a collection of procedures and EXCEL Macros that support the creation of this database ...
Rights and Responsibilities
Ebooks and Interlibrary Loan: Licensed to Fill?
Increasingly, libraries of all types and sizes are now adding electronic book (ebook) titles to their collections. A survey was used to explore the implications of ebook licensing and interlibrary loan use. Among academic ...
Data Driven Collection Assessment using a Serial Decision Database
Washington State University (WSU) Librarians expanded the concept of a comprehensive serials decision database (SDD) first proposed by Metz and Cosgriff in 2000. Information about subscribed and unsubscribed serials was ...