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ER&L 2015

February 22–25, 2015

Austin, Texas

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MAPing Scopus and Web of Science: Using Massive Amounts of Data for Collection Analysis

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM–10:45 AM CST
Room 301
Conference Track

2. Collection Development & Assessment


collection analysis, web of science, scopus, google scholar, data

Learning Objectives

Following this session, participants will be able to name 2-3 data sources useful for triangulating usage of electronic resources particularly helpful when comparing like databases, as well as be able to understand how to complement quantitative usage data with appropriately collected qualitative data.


For a decade, UConn Libraries subscribed to Web of Science and Scopus, which enabled our Massive Analysis Project (MAP) of the two to determine which best meets user needs cost-effectively.

We explain types of analysis conducted, how we reached our recommendations, and subsequent reactions from the UConn community and beyond.


Ms. Galadriel Chilton, University of Connecticut
Ms. Joelle Thomas, University of Connecticut