Best Practices for Metrics Collection and Analysis

 

This report provides recommendations and best practices suggestions for the use of metricsin digital library project evaluation, formulated by the National Science Digital Library(NSDL) Metrics Working Group.

In this document, we provide an overview of which metrics are useful for assessing digitallibrary activities, make recommendations on how to collect those metrics, and provide examples of how to use collected metrics in larger evaluation efforts.

Author/Presenter: 
Lightle, K.
Almasy, E.
Barbato, L.
Clark, S.
George, Y.
Hsi, S.
Lowe, C.
MacKinney, P.
McIlvain, E.
Year: 
2010