Welcome to the Collection Assessment Hot Team Report!
This guide is designed to explore methods for qualitative and quantitative assessment and evaluation of collections across all disciplines and in all formats and make recommendations for standard assessment reporting.
Hot Team Members:
Definitions: for incorporating collection assessment activities into all collection development librarians’ work plans
Literature Analysis: research that discusses documenting impact of collections and of collection development and management activities
Tools and Practices: identify alternative options for assessing a variety of collection types and a range of collection development activities
Checklists/Questions to ask before doing an assessment: for incorporating collection assessment activities
Library Contacts: appropriate Libraries units that are able to help you with metrics and other reports
Bibliography: research in professional literature
Resource Links: helpful links to benchmark with peers, especially legislated and CIC peers
Recommendations: policies and procedures