Matt Revitt and Deb Rollins. University of Maine. Www.maineinfonet.org/mscs
Project background. Originated with the larger Libraries Group. Colby, bates, univ of amine, bowdoin, Bangor public, Portland public, univ of southern Maine, Maine info net.
Grant proposal. Create a collection analysis system.
Project Goals. Identify long term retention commitments from libraries, implement on-demand service in union catalog, define sustainable business model for partners.
The project extracted bibliographic, holdings, and circ data for library catalogs for analysis.
Ebook-on-demand and print-on-demand service model. Maine State collection intend to use digital collections such as the Hathi Trust and Internet archive to offer new ways to access materials.
What monographs should be designated for long term retention.
What is an equitable and or common sense distribution detention responsibilities.
Data starting points.
How many copies. How many circulating and how often, how many titles uniquely in group and in Maine or worldcat.
Data the details.
Oclc reclamation which cleaned up holdings and oclc numbers and facilitated match partners.
Only 99 titles were unique in all libraries.
Limited to publications previous to 2003. Retain any circulation, internal, or reserve use. Local interest. Special collection, and specific editions held in 9 or fewer libraries in US.
Goals for serials. Digital Services. Retain local interest.