November 30, 2015

More Than 7,200 Libraries Now Using Baker and Taylor’s Collection HQ, 100+ New Customers Added During 2012

From Today’s Announcement:

Today, collectionHQ announced it has secured 106 subscriptions from public library systems since January 2012.

That means collectionHQ now manages over 200 million items and 800 million circulations in more than 7,200 library branches worldwide.

Having won more than 60% of the U.K. public library market, collectionHQ was introduced in the U.S. and Canada in 2010, where the software has been adopted by 190 public library systems, representing more than 20% of the U.S. population. More recently, the software was introduced in Australasia.


collectionHQ is an evidence-based, performance management tool that helps libraries align their collections with patron demand. collectionHQ’s tools help staff monitor popular demand by subject categories, authors that are rising or falling in popularity and titles that will circulate better if moved to another branch or area of the library.

Read the Complete Announcement

See Also: List of Some New Collection HQ Customers

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