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The DLF Analytics Subcommittee  is working to draft out how best to capture analytics about how digital library content is accessed.
The DLF Analytics working group has been active since 2014. Early on, the group decided their goal would be to draft a set of high level metrics to track using analytics.  The group eventually decided to scope their efforts around use of the widely - adopted Google Analytics service.  The resulting white paper, "Best Practices for Google Analytics in Digital Libraries" is now available.
 
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In December 2014, we began to draft a set of '''high-level types of data''' we want to capture with analytics, such as:
In December 2014, we began to draft a set of '''high-level types of data''' we want to capture with analytics, such as:

Revision as of 19:12, 28 September 2015

The DLF Analytics working group has been active since 2014. Early on, the group decided their goal would be to draft a set of high level metrics to track using analytics. The group eventually decided to scope their efforts around use of the widely - adopted Google Analytics service. The resulting white paper, "Best Practices for Google Analytics in Digital Libraries" is now available.

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In December 2014, we began to draft a set of high-level types of data we want to capture with analytics, such as:

  • Referrals
  • Search terms
  • Number of users
  • Number of accesses
  • Number of downloads

We also began to define a set of content types, as those may impact the capture of analytics. Examples include:

  • Institutional repositories
  • Licensed resources
  • Digitized unique content
  • Datasets
  • Finding aids
  • Websites

And we also realized that different audiences may need different information gathered. Here's our first draft of potential audiences:

  • Administrators
  • Content selectors
  • Metadata providers
  • System administrators

If you're interested in helping this subcommittee move forward, please join the [Digital Library Analytics Google Group] and speak up!