The Right Tool for the Job: Library Analytics and Data Tools

Get inspired to dive into your library’s data! Library analytics involves collecting and analyzing data related to library services and collections. Selecting the right tool is essential for any library analytics project and there are many solutions ranging from vendor solutions like OrangeBoy and Splunk to open source alternatives such as Elasticsearch and Kibana. This interactive panel presents three interesting library analytics projects and the tools used to track and report the data. Panelists include representatives from academic and public libraries and each will introduce their library analytics project, demonstrate the tool they use, and share some useful outcomes.

OrangeBoy’s products and the Splunk version used in this case study are a fee-based, subscription service

Data & Analytics Intermediate
Location: Room 2 Date: November 11, 2017 Time: 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm photo of Tabatha Farney Tabatha Farney photo of Joel Tonyan Joel Tonyan photo of Aimee Fifarek Aimee Fifarek photo of Ken Varnum Ken Varnum