November 8, 2021. collectionHQ is delighted to announce that the Algonquin Area Public Library District has subscribed to its world leading data analytics product.
The library in Illinois has been serving its community for 100 years and today circulates over 600,000 physical and digital items!
The team at collectionHQ is focused on helping AAPLD to optimize circulation of material by implementing the evidence-based toolset that will save time, maximize funds, and accelerate collection improvements.
Algonquin Area Public Library District joins the hundreds of libraries worldwide that subscribe to collectionHQ to effectively analyze detailed trends and metrics about how their collection is performing. With collectionHQ's action plans, librarians can take steps to improve their collection, increasing turnover and aligning the collection with local demand.
collectionHQ is the leading collection performance improvement solution, based on the proven Evidence Based Stock Management (EBSM) methodology. Easy to implement, simple to use and extremely cost-effective, collectionHQ delivers repeatable performance improvements for library collections by providing evidence-based analysis, advice and performance monitoring of all collections across all media. It helps libraries save money by improving use of existing inventory and making purchasing more effective by creating evidence-based specifications, which cater to local demand. collectionHQ improves collection performance by identifying local demand and suggesting action plans on how to address this demand – improving the quality of service, demonstrating best value and improving local marketing. collectionHQ is owned by Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products.