I had a thought last night as I was trying to fall asleep: what if I took our data on demand file that includes subjects and mashed it up with our consolidated JR1 use statistics? Could I get a better picture of the disciplines at my institution that are using ejournals? It’s definitely something worth [...]
presenter: Jamene Brooks-Kieffer
She won’t be talking about complex tools or telling you to hire more staff. Rather, she’ll be looking at ways we can use what we have to do it better.
Right now, we have too much data from too many sources, and we don’t have enough time or staff to deal with [...]
Presenters: Stephanie Krueger, ARTstor and Tammy S. Sugarman, Georgia State University
Anyone who does anything with use statistics or assessment knows why use statistics are important and the value of standards like COUNTER. But, how do we count the use of non-text content that doesn’t fit in the categories of download, search, session, etc.? What [...]
Presenters: Dani Roach, University of St. Thomas and Linda Hulbert, University of St. Thomas
As with most libraries, they are faced with needing to downsize their purchases in order to fit within reduced budgets, so good tools must be employed to determine which stuff to remove or acquire.
The statistics for impact factor means little [...]
Speakers: Jesse Koennecke & Bill Kara
We have the use reports, but it’s harder to pull in the acquisitions information because of the systems it lives in and the different subscription/purchase models. Cornell had a cut in staffing and an immediate need to assess their resources, so they began to triage statistics cost/use requests. They [...]