Kirsti Thomas (Seattle Colleges)
Lesley Caldwell (Pierce College# she/her)
Lily Kun (SPSCC; she/her)
Any discussion or questions related to fiscal year close activity
Traci demo'ed her COUNTER5 dashboard in Analytics:
/shared/Community/Reports/Consortia/WACTCLC/Bellingham Technical College/COUNTER Release 5 Data Usage Reports
0:21:25 Wade Guidry: https://www.projectcounter.org/code-of-practice-five-sections/4-1-usage-reports/
00:22:00 Nicole Longpre: This is fantastic Traci!
00:24:20 Nicole Longpre: I'd have to look- I did COUNTER 4 for a couple of resources but those aren't relevant now. I thought I had monthly reports
00:25:05 Kirsti Thomas (Seattle Colleges): Chris Muzzin is looking into how to do a global prompt too, so I have high hopes.
00:25:19 Nicole Longpre: Some databases make it super easy...
00:25:22 Nicole Longpre: Some dont
00:25:48 Traci Taylor (BTC): It took a long time to get SUSHI info for Films on Demand.
00:26:11 Nicole Longpre: Yes, not everything is consistent
00:26:12 Kirsti Thomas (Seattle Colleges): You can either manually download files and them upload them to Alma, or you can set up a scheduled automatic load (SUSHI)
00:26:27 Jennifer Rohan: Thanks, Kirsti
00:26:30 Kirsti Thomas (Seattle Colleges): "then"-- so may typos today!
00:26:37 Nicole Longpre: Some vendors do "COUNTER-like" reports and I don't know what to think about that
00:29:54 Kirsti Thomas (Seattle Colleges): When I first experimented with manually loading COUNTER reports last year, I had problems loading reports from GALE due to incorrectly formatted data on their end...
00:31:40 Kirsti Thomas (Seattle Colleges): One of the Ex Libris Support people clued me in to a COUNTER Validation Tool you can use for identifying errors in COUNTER files: https://stats.redi-bw.de/counter-r5-validation-preview/
00:31:41 Nicole Longpre: What data is available depends on the vendor
00:46:59 Nicole Longpre: I keep stats in a spreadsheet and am moving to this- but I keep a note about which report I use for the stats. It's helpful.
00:49:27 Traci Taylor (BTC): I have another meeting to go to. Have a great day!
00:56:07 Kirsti Thomas (Seattle Colleges): There are ways you can edit a non-COUNTER file of stats from a vendor to get it into a COUNTER-like format that can be uploaded into Alma: https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/360_Services/360_Counter/0Product_Documentation/Adding_Usage_Data_into_360_Counter/Uploading_Usage_Reports_to_360_Counter/360_Counter%3A_Format_for_Uploading_Usage_Data_Spreadsheets
00:57:04 Jennifer Rohan: I need to head out. This was helpful - thanks!
00:57:40 Kirsti Thomas (Seattle Colleges): Me too. Off to my 3rd meeting of the day! Thanks everyone!
00:58:15 Laura Staley_Library: Thanks, all!