The first few pages of your State of the Collection Report give a quick high-level overview.
The Cover Page shows a quick, basic view of the 4 Shelf Report Measures, their current score, and any change since your last report for your entire collection (books only):
In the case shown above, this library’s Freshness score has dropped 4.4% since the last report, and the Turnover score has jumped a whopping 11.8%.
Click the ? icon next to each measure to see details about how that score was calculated:
Top 15 Lists:
Of the 44 genre classifications listed in the State of the Collection Report, this page will show you your 15 top-performing, and the 15 worst-performing categories, based on the 4 measures found throughout the report.
Click on a category/genre to see its Genre Detail page.
The Dashboard page shows a pie graph for each of the 4 Shelf Report measures, indicating how all the various genres perform within that specific measure.
In the image above, you can see that for the Turnover graph, most genres at this library have turns that are “Moderately Below” of “Significantly Below” average. Click on a graph to see how each specific genre is performing, in the Genre Assessment pages:
Note that the gray dots indicate the market average for that genre, while the numbers in parenthesis under Share indicate the percentage of inventory the average library dedicates to that genre. So you can get an overall view of your inventory, click through to get a more granular view, and then advance to the next pages to dive in ever deeper.