Validation Studies

Several programs have done validation studies or require validation. Below is a sampling of information on validation studies and requirements.


Koch, Teresa, and Andrew J. Welch. “Monograph Validation Strategies in Shared Print Programs: Variations and Value.” Collaborative Librarianship 8, issue 3, article 7 (2016). https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol8/iss3/7

Koch, Teresa, and Andrew J. Welch. (2017) “Validation of Shared Print Collections. Central Iowa Collaborative Collections Initiative Survey.” PAN Presentation. https://ci-cci.org/files/2014/06/ala2017_pan_rev062017-2.pdf.  

Amato, Sara and Stearns, Susan (2018) “Documenting the Stewardship of Libraries: The Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust Validation Sample Studies,” Collaborative Librarianship: Vol. 10 : Iss. 3 , Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol10/iss3/4

Jensen, K. and C. H. Lee. “Rapid Collections Surveying With Book Traces @ UVa.” (2016). Available at: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/0a58/100d290837030a05a26153f0bec2611c067c.pdf

Pawlowski, Amy. (2017). “OhioLINK Validation of Serials” PAN Presentation . https://www.crl.edu/sites/default/files/attachments/pages/4_Pawlowski_OhioLINK.pptx

WEST Standards for Issue and Volume Level Validation (2012). https://cdlib.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/WESTStandards_Issue_VolumeLevelValidation-2011-2012.pdf