Collaborative Librarianship, Vol 4, No 3 (2012)

Marmot & Prospector—A Statistical Review

Jimmy Thomas


Public and academic libraries of the Marmot Library Network in western Colorado joined the Prospector regional union catalog hosted by the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries. Growth in patron-initiated resource sharing between Colorado Front Range/Wyoming and Western Slope libraries is analyzed in terms of circulation counts, lend/borrow ratios, load balancing issues, and collection development challenges.

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