[Eril-l] NISO Educational Events, September 2018.

NISO Announce niso-announce at niso.org
Thu Aug 23 12:42:06 PDT 2018

*NISO Educational Events, September 2018*

*Using Analytics to Extract Value from the Library’s Data*

*NISO Two-Part Webinar, September 12 and 19, 2018, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
(Eastern, US & Canada)*

*NISO Two-Part Webinar, Part One*

*Analytics Behind the Scenes*

*Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 1:00pm - 2:30pm (Eastern Daylight) *

Faced with a highly diverse combination of externally and internally
collected data (web visits, gate counter, collection usage, subject
analysis, budgets, space use, reference help interactions, etc.), academic
libraries have rapidly mastered the value and use of analytics. Whether
analyzing prospective subscription packages to determine their value for an
institution’s research activities or reviewing usage data drawn from the
local digital repository, libraries want to extract meaning from the
increasing volume of *library* data. What does that data look like? How
should that data be managed? And in what combinations is that data most

*Confirmed Speakers: *

   - *Suzanna Conrad*, Associate Dean for Digital Technologies & Resource
   Management, University Library, California State University, Sacramento
   - *Steven Braun*, Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist*,
   University Libraries
   - *Corey Harper*, Data Scientist / Sr. Tech. Researcher, Elsevier Labs

Speaker abstracts have been posted to the NISO event page

*NISO Two-Part Webinar, Part Two*

*Actionable Data Analysis

*Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 1:00pm - 2:30pm (Eastern Daylight) *

We have the data and the report. Looking beyond the simple statistical
report (*how many individuals attended a program or searched a database*),
what might be best practices in using that data in support of long-term
planning and decision making? What types of trends do libraries believe
they might be seeing? Wrestling with library data should yield significant
insights about the institution's needs. Libraries and those who serve them
will benefit from understanding how data is being wrangled, mixed, and

*Confirmed Speakers:*

·       *Emily Guhde*, Director of Library Assessment, Georgetown
University Library;

·       *Rachel Lewellen*, Head of Assessment and Program Management,
Harvard Library;

·       *Dr. Frankie Wilson*, Head of Assessment, Bodleian Libraries,
University of Oxford

*About Registration:*  Purchase of a single registration entitles you to
gather an *unlimited* number of staff from your organization/institution in
a conference room setting to view the event on the day of the live
broadcast. It also includes access to an archived recording of the event to
allow those with conflicting obligations to still benefit from the day’s

(*Important Note*: NISO Library Standards Alliance (LSA) members
automatically receive access to both sessions of this two-part event.
Please take the time to check your institutional membership status here
<http://www.niso.org/about/roster> before paying unnecessarily.)
Non-members of NISO may register for one session or for both at a packaged
rate. Access to an archived recording of the event is always included in
your registration fee, regardless of membership status.

Got questions? Get in touch:


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Baltimore, MD 21211-1948

Phone: +1.301.654.2512

Email: nisohq at niso.org
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