Data-Driven Collection Development

Data-Driven Collection Development

05/30/2018, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Location: 1E10

Collection development doesn't have to be so hard. Data can help! This practical session will cover how to use your circulation data as well as national data from other public libraries and retailers to maximize your collection budget, take the guesswork out of weeding, engage patrons, and accelerate circulation. Join John Rubin and Ruth Bradstreet from Above the Treeline, the minds behind Edelweiss, who will share best practices and tips from the hundreds of library branches who use their analytics tools to streamline collection development.


  • John Rubin


    John is the son of an Indie bookseller and the grandson of a librarian. Prior to funding Above the Treeline, John worked as management consultant for...

  • Ruth Bradstreet


    Ruth has managed the customer-facing teams at Above the Treeline for almost 11 years and also supports the company's sales, marketing, and product...


  1. Track
    • Business of Publishing
    • Business of Publishing

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