Popular e-Books at UIS
H. Stephen McMinn
Director of Collections and Scholarly Communications
Brookens Library, University...
Background -- UIS/Sangamon State
 History
 Sangamon State University - 1969
 UIS - 1995
 Undergraduates
 2001 CAP Hon...
Popular E-Book Program
 Requests at Information Desk
 Library Technology Fee
 History
 SGA
 3M Selected
 Ease of Use...
Implementation
 Integration with Voyager
 Opening Day Collection
 To Catalog or Not to Catalog
 SGA Event
 Wish List
...
Usage
Current Status
Reserved (ready to checkout) 1
Checked Out 14
Available to Checkout 502
Total 517
 Overall
 565 books pur...
Allegiant Roth, Veronica
Divergent Roth, Veronica
The Goldfinch Tartt, Donna
The Fault in Our Stars Green, John
Fifty Shad...
Top Sub-Catagories
 Literary
 Action & Adventure
 Historical
 Love & Romance
 FICTION
 Contemporary Women
 Suspense...
Subcategories: Books More than
Three Circulations
3M Tools – For Selecting Books (Reports)
Other Considerations
 Good Today – Not Good Tomorrow
 Maintenance of Content
 Harkens back to cataloging question
 Dup...
Other SGA/Lib Tech Fee Requests
Language Learning Enhanced Popular DVD
Thank You! -- Questions?
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Presentation on 3M eBook system for popular fiction books at University of Illinois Springfield for the CARLI Collections Management eBook symposium. Discusses implementation, metrics and assessment of the program
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Education      
Source: www.slideshare.net


Transcripts - Popular eBooks at UIS

  • 1. Popular e-Books at UIS H. Stephen McMinn Director of Collections and Scholarly Communications Brookens Library, University of Illinois Springfield
  • 2. Background -- UIS/Sangamon State  History  Sangamon State University - 1969  UIS - 1995  Undergraduates  2001 CAP Honors (Undergraduate)  2005 Open Undergraduate Admissions  Population – Headcount 5,400 with 3,900 FTE  On campus housing 1,100
  • 3. Popular E-Book Program  Requests at Information Desk  Library Technology Fee  History  SGA  3M Selected  Ease of Use  Content  Portability of Content
  • 4. Implementation  Integration with Voyager  Opening Day Collection  To Catalog or Not to Catalog  SGA Event  Wish List  Oher Marketing
  • 5. Usage
  • 6. Current Status Reserved (ready to checkout) 1 Checked Out 14 Available to Checkout 502 Total 517  Overall  565 books purchased  298 books circulated  728 total circulations  230 patrons/users  2015 Usage  Data for 4 months in 2015 (1/3 0f the year)  46% of last year’s checkouts, 51% of wish list items, and 29% of holds, and 27% of new patrons
  • 7. Allegiant Roth, Veronica Divergent Roth, Veronica The Goldfinch Tartt, Donna The Fault in Our Stars Green, John Fifty Shades of Grey James, E L Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian If I Stay Forman, Gayle A Game of Thrones Martin, George R.R. Beautiful Redemption Garcia, Kami; Stohl, Margaret Beautiful Creatures Garcia, Kami; Stohl, Margaret Top Circulating Books
  • 8. Top Sub-Catagories  Literary  Action & Adventure  Historical  Love & Romance  FICTION  Contemporary Women  Suspense  Thrillers  Fantasy & Magic  Family Life  Dystopian  Science Fiction  Contemporary  Mystery & Detective  Humorous  Fantasy  Girls & Women  Personal Memoirs  Crime  Epic
  • 9. Subcategories: Books More than Three Circulations
  • 10. 3M Tools – For Selecting Books (Reports)
  • 11. Other Considerations  Good Today – Not Good Tomorrow  Maintenance of Content  Harkens back to cataloging question  Duplication issues/philosophy  Changing Marketplace – Other Options  Lessons Learned!
  • 12. Other SGA/Lib Tech Fee Requests Language Learning Enhanced Popular DVD
  • 13. Thank You! -- Questions?