Links to and reviews of tools that may be useful to Shared Print Programs. Also of interest may be the Infrastructure Working Group Annual Report – 2020/2021 which includes explorations of what tools for shared print are available in various systems.

Collection Analysis Tools and Vendors

CDL, CRL, & HathiTrust Shared Print Collaboration
CCH Collection Comparison Tool – comparison of OCN/ISSN to titles in PAPR


GreenGlass (OCLC)

Gold Rush Library Content Comparison System

Gold Rush vs. GreenGlass comparison chart (EAST)

Ithaka S&R What to Withdraw tool – for use in withdrawing JSTOR titles


Mackin Collection Management – Collection analysis tool geared toward school libraries

stackR – “a tool built to assist libraries in analyzing their collections data”

Communication Tools

While not exactly ‘tools’, these resources can help frame the conversation around Shared Print.

Videos: The Value of Shared Print | How Shared Print Upholds/Advances/Aligns with the Values of your Organization

-What is Shared Print? Text/PDF | Infographic

Talking Points:
How can library service and infrastructure providers support shared print?


  • Alma Inventory – code developed by Georgetown University Libraries that facilitates an inventory of items cataloged in the Alma integrated library system

OCLC Disclosure and Discovery of Shared Print