February Expanding Knowledge Webinar: Data Analysis for Collection Management

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

The BLC's February webinar of our Expanding Knowledge Webinar Series "Expanding Knowledge: Data Analysis for Collection Management" with Mark Paris, Brandeis University's Collections Analysis Librarian and Sally Krash, the Interim Associate Dean for Content & Discovery at UMass Amherst Libraries, was held on Monday, February 26, from 10:00-11:00AM

This webinar presented an introduction to data analysis for collection management for the non-practitioner and provide insight into its relevance and application in participants' daily work in their library. 

Mark Paris identifies ways of improving the access and usage of resources for Brandeis, which has included using analytics to refine approval and DDA profiles for accquisitions. He also focuses on building analytical tools that help to facilitate conversations with academic departments and allow the library to begin thinking about an overall collection strategy. 

Sally Krash provides creative leadership and administrative oversight for scholarly resource collections, discovery systems and access services. She leads innovative projects in the areas of collections strategies and resource management platforms.