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    Primo Facet Usage

    Because Analytics data is aggregated daily based on the UTC time zone, yesterday's data for your library may contain only a partial reporting and may require an additional day to see its full reporting.

    Using the Primo Facet Usage subject area, you can create reports that help to answer the following types of business questions:
    • Which facets are most used?
    • On average how often are facets used in a single session?
    The Primo Facet Usage subject area contains many fields used to create reports associated with facet usage. Refer to the following sections for more information on each field.
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    Primo Facet Usage Subject Area

    Facet Usage Table

    The Facet Usage table is the fact table that stores information about the facets selected by end users in Primo.
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    Facet Usage
    The following table lists the fields provided by the Facet Usage fact table:
    Facet Usage Fields
    Field Description
    Facets Selected
    This measurement field tracks the number of times an action was taken.
    Facets set as persistent

    This measurement field tracks the number of times facets are made persistent.

    Facets used as persistent

    This measurement field tracks the number of times persistent facets are used in a search.

    Sessions
    This measurement field tracks the number of sessions in which an action was taken.
    Sessions are counted only once per action. For example, if the user selected a facet twice in the same session, the session is counted only once.

    If you total the number of sessions in the Facets table it will be greater than the number of sessions for the same period in the Sessions table – since the same session will be counted more than once.

    Facet Value
    An attribute field that stores the specific facet value that users select in the following cases:
    • Top-Level facet
    • Resource Type facet
    If this attribute is added to a report, nothing will appear for other facets.
    Data for this attribute is available starting with the November 2015 release.
    Primo View
    An attribute field that stores the view in which the action was performed.
    This attribute has been added for the July 2015 release. Actions that predate the installation of this release will not have this attribute.
    Active Tab
    An attribute field that stores the tab in which the facet was selected:
    This attribute has been added for the November 2015 release. Actions that predate the installation of this release will not have this attribute.
    Search Scope Type
    An attribute field that indicates the active search scope while the facet was selected.
    The Search Scope Type has been added in the July 2015 release. Facet selections that predate the installation of this release will not have this attribute.
    The Search scope type has the following values:
    • Local only – Any search on local data only
    • Blended – Any search on local data and CDI or a Deep-Search
    • Remote – Any search with MetaLib, including MetaLib with another search engine (e.g. Primo Local or CDI or a Deep-search)
    • CDI/Deep Search – A search in Central Discovery Index or another Deep Search node. This includes blended deep search nodes (such as CDI and EBSCO).
    User Group

    A search attribute field that indicates the user group of the user.

    New UI:

    Reports display the User Group codes that were received from the authentication system, not the mapping table used for the Classic UI. For users who have not signed in, the report displays the Guest user group.

    Classic UI:

    The User Groups for Primo Analytics mapping table defines the user groups that display in the reports. A user's group is determined as follows:

    • If a user has signed in and belongs to a user group, the system will try to map the user group to one of eight user groups defined in the User Groups for Primo Analytics mapping table. If a match is not found, the Not Guest user group is used.

    • If a user has signed in and does not belong to a user group, the Not Guest user group is used.

    • If the user has not signed in, the Guest user group is used.

    For more details, see User Groups for Primo Analytics.

    • This attribute has been added in the May 2016 release. Actions that predate the installation of this release will not have this attribute.

    • User Group values may be affected by browser add-ons and extensions, such as the extension Ghostery in Chrome.

    Dates Table

    The Dates dimension table allows you to select different date ranges and formats. The date dimension is used to limit reports to specific date ranges (such as year, month, week, and day).
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    Dates Dimension Table

    The following table provides an example for each month format. 

    Date Option Example Format
    Year (date), Year, Year (desc) Displays the year: 2017
    Month (date), Month (short desc) Displays the month and year: Mar 2017
    Month (long desc) Displays the full month name and year: March 2017
    Month (number) Displays the month number: 3 (displays for March)
    Week (date), Week (short desc) Displays the month and first day of the week: Mar 13
    Week (long desc) Displays the month, first day of the week, and year: Mar 13, 2017
    Date Displays the date of occurrence: Mar 15
    Date (short desc) Displays the day and date of occurrence: Wed, Mar 15
    Date (long desc) Displays the day, date, and year of occurrence: Wed, Mar 15, 2017
    DOW (number) Displays the number of the week on which the event occurred: 4 (displays for Wednesday)
    Date Filter Displays information based on the following time periods:
    • Older than 30 days
    • Older than 60 days
    • Older than 90 days
    • Previous complete 24 months
    • Previous complete 2 years
    • Previous year
    • Two years ago
    Dates - Week Allows you to drill-down based on the following hierarchy: All Dates, Year, Week (long desc), and Date (long desc).
    Dates - Month Allows you to drill-down based on the following hierarchy: All Dates, Year, Month (date), and Date (long desc).

    Facet Types Table

    The Facet Types table is a dimension table with a single attribute: the type of facet.
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    Facet Types Table
    Facet Types
    Field Description
    Facet Type
    The facet type. All out-of-the-box and locally defined facets are included.

    Institutions Table

    The Institutions dimension table is a fact table that stores information about the institution from which the data was collected.
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    Institutions Dimension Table

    The following table lists the fields provided by the Institutions fact table. 

    Field Description

    Primo Institution Code

    The institution's code.

    Institution Name

    The institution's name.

    Data Available As Of

    The date (UTC time zone) on which data became available.

    Data Updated As Of

    The date (UTC time zone) on which the data was last updated.

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