7-5 Acquisitions Statistics

Purpose:  To collect and report monograph acquisitions statistics on a monthly basis.

Monograph statistics for the Acquisitions/Collection Services Department are collected on a monthly basis, and collated annually with many other statistics by the library’s administrative office staff.  The blank monthly stats form used by each staff member for recording data is in the shared Acquisitions Statistics folder, as is the Excel sheet for the fiscal year.

Data recorded includes:

  • firm orders searched
    • firm orders ordered
  • firm orders received – print and media
  • firm orders received – e-books
  • TOTAL – all firm orders received
  • Gifts
    • received
    • searched
    • added to collection