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    Analytics - November 2016 Enhancements

    New Reports and Dashboards Added to Alma Analytics

    Several new default dashboards and reports were added to Alma Analytics. These new dashboards allow the library to greatly increase efficiency:
    New Dashboards
    • The following dashboards allow the library to use funds more efficiently by purchasing the most useful resources:
      • Cost per use via COUNTER reports and Acquisitions data
      • Electronic resource collection overlap
      • Usage via COUNTER reports
      • Usage via Alma Link Resolver
    • The Physical Item Usage for Weeding dashboard allows the library to use space more efficiently.
    • The Vendor Analysis – Physical One Time dashboard makes the process of ordering physical items more efficient.
    The following are example reports using the new dashboards:
    • Cost Per Use Via COUNTER Reports and Acquisitions Data
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      Cost Per Use Via COUNTER Reports and Acquisitions Data
    • Electronic Resource Collection Overlap
      Electronic Resource Collection Overlap
    • Physical Item Usage for Weeding
      Physical Item Usage for Weeding
    • Usage via Alma Link Resolver
      Usage via Alma Link Resolver
    • Usage via COUNTER reports
      Usage via COUNTER reports
    • Vendor Analysis - Physical One Time
      Vendor Analysis - Physical One Time

    Active Course Code and Active Course Name Added to Bibliographic Details Dimensio

    The Active Course Code and Active Course Name fields were added to the shared Bibliographic Details dimension. These fields can be used to create reports for courses that are active.
    Active Course Code and Active Course Name Fields
    The following is an example report using the Active Course Code and Active Course Name fields:
    Active Course Code and Active Course Name Report

    Citation Copyright Dimension Added to Course Reserves Subject Area

    The Citation Copyright dimension was added to the Course Reserves subject area. You can use the fields of this dimension to create reports concerning citation copyright information.
    Citation Copyright
    Many of the fields of the Citation Copyright dimension are taken from the Copyright Attributes section of the Edit Reading List Citation page in Alma:
    Copyright Attributes
    The following is an example report using fields from the Citation Copyright dimension:
    Citation Copyright Report

    Citation Metadata Details Added to Course Reserves Subject Area

    The Metadata Details dimension was added to the Course Reserves subject area. You can use the fields of this dimension to create reports concerning non-repository citations.
    Citation Metadata Details
    The following is an example report using fields from the Citation Metadata Details dimension:
    citation_metadata_details_report.png
    Citation Metadata Details Report

    Additional Analytics Enhancements

    • A new out-of-the-box report was added to Alma analytics - Legal Deposit Annual Receipt. This report displays all the serial issues that were received in the institution for a given vendor in the last 12 months. The new Legal Deposit Annual Receipt Task can be used to send this report to vendors. For detailed information, see Sending Annual Receipts for Serial Legal Deposits in Bulk.
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