Applying a collections categorisation framework: A pilot project at the University of York

Ruth Elder

University of York

Ruth Elder is an experienced practitioner with a thorough awareness of current collections management (CM) discussions on the regional, national and international scene, who regularly contributes to regional and national collaborative projects. 


Purpose: This is a case study showing how the University of York designed a framework to identify, categorise and “tag” library print book collections based on analysis of their characteristics, subject focus, uniqueness... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ruth Elder (University of York)

Topic Areas

Collections , Data , Usage , Frameworks


PA-9B » Collections (15:30 - Wednesday, 2nd August, Douglas Price Room)



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