You can find a variety of templates for collection analysis reports in WMS Report Designer. These reports can be used as is, or to provide Lauren with a list of OCLC numbers for API copy and holdings analysis reports (details below).
Go to WMS Analytics > Reports > Report Launch Pad > 2.1 PAL2 / Collection Analysis/Weeding Toolkit (as this space is in development, reports and report names from this screenshot are subject to change)
Want to create your own reports? Tools for gathering collection holdings and use data from WMS include:
Provides title holdings quantities by LC subject conspectus, format, and publication date. Allows limiters to sort by shelving location, format, date, and number of circulations. This tool uses real time data only and cannot be used for retrospective analysis. Lists material format only; no subformats. Does not include eISSN or eISBN. Only holds electronic records from Knowledge Base if collection setting is YES for "Worldcat Holdings."
Cataloging/Collections: The Cataloging universe contains title holdings, item holdings, and volatility information for new and removed titles in your collection. Report objects from the Title Holding Information class cannot be combined with objects in the Item Holding or Volatility class and vice versa. (50,000 row limit)
Circulation Item Status: The Circulation Item Status universe contains information about the current status of all barcoded items in WMS. This includes data about the item and patron data that might be associated with the item. (50,000 row limit)
Group Titles (requires Group Report permissions): The Group Titles universe contains information regarding the titles held by the PALNI WMS group. Users can compare title holdings at the group level across monthly snapshots of title holdings. (500,000 row limit)
Institutional Title Holdings: The Institution Title Holdings universe contains current data about an institution's title holdings, as well as bibliographic data about the title. This universe can also be used to count current title holdings according to a custom report's selected parameters. (500,000 row limit)
LHR Item Detail: The LHR Item Detail universe contains current details regarding the LHR items owned, created, or maintained by the institution. (500,000 row limit)
Produced weekly and available from the OCLC SFTP server, this report includes information for all inventoried (generally, must be barcoded) items. See: Circulation Item Inventories.
Lauren Magnuson and the PALNI Development Team can help you with holdings comparisons between your local and group/area libraries outside the PALNI group.
Using the WorldCat Search API 2, any list of OCLC numbers can be queried to retrieve data on holdings by:
Any PALNI library can request this analysis by sending an Excel sheet containing OCLC numbers (as well as any other data you want in the final analysis, title, location, etc.) to email@example.com. Large files can be shared via Google Drive.