Shirron Ballard

Statistics Analyst

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Building: Carrier Library
Office: 209-P
MSC: 1704

Department: Scholarly Resources & Discovery

About me

Gathers and manipulates data relating to collections inventory and usage, providing ease of access and analysis from various systems and vendor sites for internal and external reporting. A sampling of the work done includes review projects for electronic formats, overlap analysis, weeding reports, providing data for academic program reviews, and helping with VIVA projects.

About Scholarly Resources & Discovery

We license, acquire, and manage scholarly resources and academic software to meet the research needs of the JMU community. Our Resource Management Team facilitates discovery and ensures seamless access to scholarly content. Our Collection Analytics Team compiles and analyzes data in support of the development, management, and assessment of the Libraries’ collections and other scholarly resources.