Decision Center – Reports: Subject Use By Location

The Subject Use By Location tool describes title and item circulation within selected call number range(s) across locations and makes recommendations to expand or weed selected range(s) by location, based on library determined performance expectations.

To access the Subject Use By Location tool, click on the title from the COLLECTION USE section of the Balancing heading. This will open the initial filter page.

Set the filters according to your report criteria. Each filter will have a default setting. Clicking on EDIT will open the filter where you can refine it. Form most filters, you will have a list of available filters. To apply one of these options, move it from the Available box to the Selected box and click on OK.

Physical Format: This represents the Mat Type from the bibliographic records – such as Book, Graphic Novel, Museum Pass, or DVD.

Collection: The filter represents the Item Type from the Item Records – such as Book, Music on CD, Long Loan DVD. These options are often the same as the ones in the Physical Format filter, but the Collection options are coming from the Item Record whereas the Physical Format options are coming from the Bibliographic Record

Call Number Range: Set the call number range if you want to query a particular part of your collection.

When you have your initial filters set, click GO to generate the report.

You can set additional filters by clicking the Initial Filters option in the upper right hand section of the report.

You can also select the Remedy Filters lining the left hand side of the report.