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Beyond Google Analytics: Using the ‘Toolkit for the Impact of Digitised Scholarly Resources’ to embed metrics and gauge use of regional digital collections
Pre-Conference Proceedings: Metrics: 2015: Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research, (2015)
  • Virginia A Dressler, Kent State University
  • Elizabeth Richardson, Kent State University - Kent Campus
Abstract

Recently, Kent State University Libraries has been expanding digital collections, in particular highlighting content from the regional library collections. As the digital collections continue to grow, our team wanted to find a way to apply defined metrics to ascertain the use of digital resources through qualitative and quantitative methods, in a more extensive and comprehensive method than Google Analytics. This paper will present the construction of metrics to analyze the use (and reuse) of the digital collections with a number of open-source tools.

Keywords
  • metrics,
  • digital collections
Publication Date
November, 2015
Citation Information
Virginia A Dressler and Elizabeth Richardson. "Beyond Google Analytics: Using the ‘Toolkit for the Impact of Digitised Scholarly Resources’ to embed metrics and gauge use of regional digital collections" Pre-Conference Proceedings: Metrics: 2015: Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research, (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/elizabeth_a_richardson/11/