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Library Quarterly Report FY20 Q2: October-December 2019


Cataloging, Collections and Technical Services

This quarter Gil Kenner began running reports as the administrator of Blue Cloud Analytics (BCA) and we noticed right away library circulation data was inconsistent the data we used to get from EOS Report Writer (which has been retired by the vendor). We have subsequently reached out to EOS support for assistance understanding the discrepancy, but it may take some time to resolve.  More info here...

 

OCLC WorldCat Cataloging Statistics - October 30, 2019
FY20 Q1  FY20 Q2 
Transactions  ???  267 
Holdings Added to WorldCat Records  ???  50 
Total Titles  ??????  151,458 

 

Catalog Record Count
Oct. 31  Dec. 31 
Titles  ??????  156,421 
Copies  ??????  166,127 
Volumes (Items)  ??????  170,823 
Print Collection Usage for the Quarter
Type  Items  Location  Print Items 
VDOT  491  Hampton Roads  205 
VTRC  140  Central Office  72 
Other In House/ILL  NOVA  69 
UVA 

2 

Lynchburg  53 
Total Print Usage  641  Salem  46 
Richmond  31 
Fredericksburg 
    Staunton 
Bristol 

 

The table to the left adds the total number of print items borrowed by each district/division of VDOT (491) to items borrowed by UVA personnel and others, creating a hard copy borrowing total of 641.

 

 

The table below adds the number of downloads from the library's virtual collection this quarter to the circulation from the library's print holdings for a total of 3,709 items borrowed or accessed this quarter.

 

 

 

Total collection usage by quarter
 Print Circulation  641 
 Subscription Downloads 3,709 
 Library Usage for the Quarter 4,350 



The table to the left shows the total collection usage for the past five quarters. The FY20 Q2 bar reflects the total seen in the chart above, 3,709 (a combination of print and virtual collection usage).

 

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