More Than 7,200 Libraries Now Using Baker and Taylor’s Collection HQ, 100+ New Customers Added During 2012
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.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.