Bowker's Book Analysis System™ Bowker Book Analysis System™ (BBAS) is a powerful collection-analysis tool and an essential resource for academic librarians to electronically compare their library’s collection against Resources for College Libraries (RCL). This customizable, self-service analysis tool eliminates tedious manual comparison via customized reports for data cleansing and management, and instant identification of the gaps and overlaps in your collection—so you can make better informed selection decisions. Bowker Book Analysis System is perfect for a librarian who is trying to determine the most appropriate books for their collection. Librarians face the difficult challenge of deciding where best to spend their money and BBAS can analyze collections by subject in an efficient, cost-effective, time-saving manner. Need to weed, BBAS provides the most efficient way to ensure you retain titles deemed core by RCL editors. By leveraging the enriched data in, the Bowker Book Analysis System enables the most comprehensive look at your collection because your collection will be compared to all editions and formats of each title.