Presentation on theme: "EPS/Rooms and Normative Data Project Jeff Schilling Director, Sales Support SCUUG Meeting October 2005."— Presentation transcript:
EPS/Rooms and Normative Data Project Jeff Schilling Director, Sales Support SCUUG Meeting October 2005
Overview OPAC Web Site Online Calendar RSS Feeds My Library Graphical configuration tool Reading Room Content (optional) Federated Search Open URL Resolver Builder Subject Rooms Customized Rooms Best of Web
Feature/Benefit Section (Selling Points) Single interface for all library resources (OPAC, remote databases, web site, services, content) Building block approach – components can be added as needs and budgets allow (e.g., EPS with Reading Room, then federated searching, then library-defined subject rooms) Modern, industry-standard technology employed throughout Configuration tools do not require programming skills ILS independent Total integrated library experience Implementation on a customer- driven timetable Return on investment No advanced IT force needed to deploy Can be sold to any library or enterprise FeaturesBenefits
Overview – Normative Data Project (NDP) The Normative Data Project for Libraries (NDP) is a cooperative effort by hundreds of libraries and leading library community organizations, the goals of which are: 1.to compile transaction-level data from public libraries throughout North America 2.to link library data with geographic and demographic data on communities served by libraries 3.to empower library decision-makers to compare and contrast their institutions with real-world industry norms on circulation, collections, finances, and other parameters.
Overview – Normative Data Project (NDP) Components –Data from contributing library members Collection and circulation information –GeoLib data Geographic maps and corresponding demographics –NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) data Annual data collected from public libraries in the U.S. and territories State summary data (current 2 years) Public Library Data File (current 2 years)
Product Positioning Breadth and Depth of library normative data Data from 300+ Library Systems representing 2,500+ library service outlets Circulation of more than 10.5 million unique titles and 30 million copies Library services represented in 20 states Serving 10 million citizens circulating more than 150 million items per year Collections valued at $700 million with annual collection expenditures exceeding $50 million
Product Positioning Other key measurements, including… –Age of collections –Collection classifications – both Dewey and Library of Congress –Turnover ratios –Average cost of circulations by population, income, expenditures, and staffing –Collection use analysis, including checkouts, renewals, and in- house use; by user classifications, Dewey and LC classification, language of title, year of publication, material type, ZIP code, and transaction dates (yearly, quarterly, monthly, daily, hourly) –National most popular titles listings based on agglomerated and actual circulation data – by subject area, material type, user classification, etc.