How did EAST go about analyzing serial and journal titles?

EAST contracted with the the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) to carry out a comparison of participating libraries’ serials and journals collections. CRL provided spreadsheet reports which showed holdings overlap, subjects, languages, electronic availability, OCLC WorldCat holdings, availability in JSTOR, format, and retention commitments from other shared print programs (including Rosemont). This data was loaded into the visualization software Tableau to assist the EAST Serials and Journals Working Group in analyzing the data.