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    Analytics Evidence AGSA 5 - Data Dictionary and Data Model Needed

    Created By: IGeLU-ELUNA Analytics Working Group
    Created on: 11/20/2018



    Users of Alma Analytics would very much like to have a data dictionary and data model created and maintained by Ex Libris for all of the fields in Analytics.

    This data dictionary should include the mapping from Alma to Analytics, possibly using data lineage diagrams to illustrate exact individual field mapping from Alma to Analytics.


    Ex Libris Response (20 Nov 2018):

    It is Ex Libris’ intention to keep the Analytics documentation as up to date as possible.  There is documentation of each Subject Area with a Field Descriptions section that lists the following for each: field, description, additional information.

    Ex Libris has asked the Analytics Working Group to provide a list of all Analytics fields for which it is unclear from what field or where they come from in Alma.

    For these fields, Ex Libris will enhance the documentation with a description of its source and, if necessary, will rename the field for clarity.


    From the IGeLU-ELUNA Analytics Working Group, Analytics Evidence Document

    Please send questions or comments to the Analytics Working Group Listserv