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    DARA

    Using the Dara subject area, you can create reports and dashboards concerning the use of the DARA recommendations received by your institution and can answer the following types of business questions:

    • How many recommendations were used?
    • How many recommendations were dismissed?
    • What were the recommendations?
    • What was the dismissal reason for the recommendation?
    • Who made the changes to the recommendation?
    • When was the recommendation created and when was it changed?

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    Star Diagram – DARA

    Field Descriptions

    The following lists the fields available in DARA

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    DARA – Field Descriptions

    DARA Measures

    DARA Measures is a fact table that stores measures relating to DARA.

    DARA Measures
    Field Description Additional Information
    No. of Recommendations The number of recommendations  
    No. of Implemented Recommendations The number of implemented recommendations  
    No. of Manually Implemented Recommendations The number of recommendations implemented manually (not through DARA)  
    No. of DARA Implemented Recommendations The number of recommendations implemented through DARA  
    No. of Dismissed Recommendations The number of dismissed recommendations  
    No. of Expired Recommendations The number of expired recommendations  
    No. of Recommendations with Feedback The number of recommendations with feedback  

    DARA Details

    DARA Details is a dimension table that stores details relating to DARA.

    DARA Details
    Field Description Additional Information
    Comment The comment on a recommendation  
    Criteria The criteria of a recommendation  
    Dismiss Reason The dismiss reason of a recommendation  
    Feedback The feedback of a recommendation  
    Global Index The global index of a recommendation  
    Grade The grade of a recommendation  
    Status The status of a recommendation  
    Security Parameters The security parameters of a recommendation  
    Type The type of a recommendation  

    Assigned To

    Assigned To is a dimension table that stores details relating to whom the DARA recommendation is assigned.

    Assigned To
    Field Description Additional Information
    Birth Date The birth date  
    Campus Code The campus code  
    Cataloger Level The cataloger level of the user  
    Creation Date The creation date  
    Creator The creator  
    Expiry Date The expiry date  
    External ID The external ID  
    Failed Authentication Indicates if authentication failed  
    First Name The first name  
    Full Name The full name  
    Gender The gender  
    Has Role Other Than Patron indicates if the patron has a role other than Patron  
    Has Role Other Than Patron and Instructor  Indicates if the patron has a role other than Patron and Instructor  
    Identifier 1-2 Identifiers 1-2  
    Is Blocked Indicates if the patron is blocked  
    Job Category The job category  
    Job Description The job description  
    Last Activity Date The last date that a patron made a request or borrowed or returned an item  
    Last Name The last name  
    User – Linked from Institution Code The linked from institution code  
    User – Linked from Institution Name The linked from institution name  
    User – Linked From Other Institution Indicates if the user is linked from another institution Possible values:
    • yes
    • no
    Linked to Other Institution Indicates if linked to another institution  
    Locked Out Date The locked out date  
    Middle Name The middle name  
    Modification Date The modification date  
    Modified By The user that modified  
    Patron Letters Opt In The letters for which the patron has opted in  
    Patron Letters Opt Out The letters for which the patron has opted out  
    Preferred Language The preferred language  
    Primary Identifier The primary identifier  
    Purge Date The purge date  
    Resource Sharing Library The resource sharing library  
    Resource Sharing Library Code The resource sharing library code  
    Statistical Category 1-10 Statistical categories 1-10 These fields allow you to map ten statistical categories. This allows you to filter reports based on advanced user information typically stored in the statistical category fields. For more information, see Configuring Statistical Categories for Analytics.
    Status The status  
    Status Date The status date  
    User Group The user group  
    User Group Code The user group code  
    User ID The user ID  
    User Record Type The user record type  
    User Title The user title  
    User Type The user type  

    Creation Date

    The Creation Date dimension is a dimension table that stores details about the creation date of the DARA recommendation.
    Creation Date
    Field Description Additional Information
    Creation Date Stores the date in the format 2/29/2012  
    Creation Start of Week The date of the first business day of the week  
    Creation Week Number The number of the week of the year  
    Creation Month Key Stores the month of the date in number format such as 2 for February This field is useful when you want to sort by month
    Creation Month Stores the month of the date in month description format such as February  
    Creation Full Month Stores the month and the year of the date in a display format such as Feb 12  
    Creation Quarter Stores the quarter of the date in a display format such as Q1  
    Creation Year Stores the year of the date in string format such as 2012  
    Creation Fiscal Month Key Stores the fiscal month of the date in number format such as 2 for February  
    Creation Fiscal Year Stores the fiscal year of the date in string format such as 2012.  
    Modification Date Filter Used to filter report results by date  
    Creation Date Stores the Hierarchy column that allows the user to drill down from the year to the month to the specific loan date. Using this column provides the user with the option to view the accumulative measures in each level of the hierarchy.  

    Library Unit

    The Library Unit table is a dimension table that stores details about the library where the PO Line was created.
    Library Unit
    Field Description Additional Information
    Library Code Stores the library code  
    Library Code (Active) Stores the code of active (not deleted) libraries  
    Library Name Stores the library name  
    Library Name (Active) Stores the library name of active (not deleted) libraries  
    Library Description Stores the library description  
    Unit Type Store the type of organization unit Values can be Institution/Library

    Modification Date

    The Modification Date dimension is a dimension table that stores details about the modification date of the DARA recommendation.
    Modification Date
    Field Description Additional Information
    Modification Date Stores the date in the format 2/29/2012  
    Modification Start of Week The date of the first business day of the week  
    Modification Week Number The number of the week of the year  
    Modification Month Key Stores the month of the date in number format such as 2 for February This field is useful when you want to sort by month
    Modification Month Stores the month of the date in month description format such as February  
    Modification Full Month Stores the month and the year of the date in a display format such as Feb 12  
    Modification Quarter Stores the quarter of the date in a display format such as Q1  
    Modification Year Stores the year of the date in string format such as 2012  
    Modification Fiscal Month Key Stores the fiscal month of the date in number format such as 2 for February  
    Modification Fiscal Year Stores the fiscal year of the date in string format such as 2012.  
    Modification Date Filter Used to filter report results by date  
    Modification Date Date Key Stores the date in the format 2/29/2012  
    Modification Date Stores the Hierarchy column that allows the user to drill down from the year to the month to the specific loan date. Using this column provides the user with the option to view the accumulative measures in each level of the hierarchy.  

    Modified By

    Modified By is a dimension table that stores details relating to who modified the DARA recommendation.

    Modified By
    Field Description Additional Information
    Birth Date The birth date  
    Campus Code The campus code  
    Cataloger Level The cataloger level of the user  
    Creation Date The creation date  
    Creator The creator  
    Expiry Date The expiry date  
    External ID The external ID  
    Failed Authentication Indicates if authentication failed  
    First Name The first name  
    Full Name The full name  
    Gender The gender  
    Has Role Other Than Patron indicates if the patron has a role other than Patron  
    Has Role Other Than Patron and Instructor  Indicates if the patron has a role other than Patron and Instructor  
    Identifier 1-2 Identifiers 1-2  
    Is Blocked Indicates if the patron is blocked  
    Job Category The job category  
    Job Description The job description  
    Last Activity Date The last date that a patron made a request or borrowed or returned an item  
    Last Name The last name  
    User – Linked from Institution Code The linked from institution code  
    User – Linked from Institution Name The linked from institution name  
    User – Linked From Other Institution Indicates if the user is linked from another institution Possible values:
    • yes
    • no
    Linked to Other Institution Indicates if linked to another institution  
    Locked Out Date The locked out date  
    Middle Name The middle name  
    Modification Date The modification date  
    Modified By The user that modified  
    Patron Letters Opt In The letters for which the patron has opted in  
    Patron Letters Opt Out The letters for which the patron has opted out  
    Preferred Language The preferred language  
    Primary Identifier The primary identifier  
    Purge Date The purge date  
    Resource Sharing Library The resource sharing library  
    Resource Sharing Library Code The resource sharing library code  
    Statistical Category 1-10 Statistical categories 1-10 These fields allow you to map ten statistical categories. This allows you to filter reports based on advanced user information typically stored in the statistical category fields. For more information, see Configuring Statistical Categories for Analytics.
    Status The status  
    Status Date The status date  
    User Group The user group  
    User Group Code The user group code  
    User ID The user ID  
    User Record Type The user record type  
    User Title The user title  
    User Type The user type  

    Status Date

    The Status Date dimension is a dimension table that stores details about the status date of the DARA recommendation.
    Status Date
    Field Description Additional Information
    Status Date Stores the date in the format 2/29/2012  
    Status Date Start of Week The date of the first business day of the week  
    Status Date Week Number The number of the week of the year  
    Status Date Month Key Stores the month of the date in number format such as 2 for February This field is useful when you want to sort by month
    Status Date Month Stores the month of the date in month description format such as February  
    Status Date Full Month Stores the month and the year of the date in a display format such as Feb 12  
    Status Date Quarter Stores the quarter of the date in a display format such as Q1  
    Status Date Year Stores the year of the date in string format such as 2012  
    Status Date Fiscal Month Key Stores the fiscal month of the date in number format such as 2 for February  
    Status Date Fiscal Year Stores the fiscal year of the date in string format such as 2012.  
    Status Date Filter Used to filter report results by date  
    Status Date Date Key Stores the date in the format 2/29/2012  
    Status Date Stores the Hierarchy column that allows the user to drill down from the year to the month to the specific loan date. Using this column provides the user with the option to view the accumulative measures in each level of the hierarchy.  

    Institution

    The shared Institution dimension allows the Network Zone to view reports according to institution. It is available in every subject area. It contains the following fields:
    Institution
    Field Description Additional information
    Institution Code The code of the institution.  
    Institution Name The name of the institution.  
    Institution Timezone The timezone of the institution  
    Data Available As Of When the data became available to analytics  
    Data Updated As Of When the data was taken from Alma  
    If an analytics report is run from the Network Zone in a collaborative network implementing a Network Zone, all member institutions are included in the report for Institution Code and Institution Name.
    If an analytics report is run from an institution that is not part of a collaborative network implementing a Network Zone, only the single institution from which the report is run is included in the report for Institution Code and Institution Name.
    Reports involving data across a collaborative network implementing a Network Zone may take longer to run than reports within one institution.
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