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Plural of Anecdote: CiL2012

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Plural of Anecdote
Assessing the Success of a Digital Repository
Jim DelRosso
Digital Projects Coordinator
Catherwood Library
Cornell University
Data vs. Anecdotes
DigitalCommons@ILR
http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/
How do you assess a digital repository?
Disclaimer!
It's just an empty box.
Throughput
Content Quality
Sometimes, one download is enough!
User Outcomes
You need to
learn
about people.
Even the ones you
never meet
.
Data
Stories
independent historian
legislative program evaluator
author
retired faculty
k-12 teaching assistant
labor relations professional
trainer
union member
plumber
digital repository specialist
business intelligence
gardener
job coach
person with disability
disabilities advocate
non-profit mh provider
firefighter
concrete finisher
hr researcher/writer
consultant
healthcare worker
union representative
Source: Cornell Memes
"By the way, it’s absolutely amazing that my last paper was downloaded more than
7 thousand times
in one month! That’s much bigger than the total readership of the highest impact journal in my field. Go digital commons!"
Photo by Sheryl Nix. Photo Courtesy of U.S. Army.
Peer review?
Image by The Adventures of Kristin and Adam. Released through Creative Commons.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kristin-and-adam/2663854373/
Quality control
Thorough coverage
Image by Pierre LaScott, released through Creative Commons.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pierrelaphoto/2314190563/
Image by Jethro Taylor, released through Creative Commons.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rustybadger/2775486094/
Sometimes you act on a story simply by telling it.
Image by the U.S. Army, released through Creative Commons.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/3351707140/
"Non-ILR-produced documents."
"Any material (scholarly articles, congressional testimony, etc.) emanating from ILR faculty..."
"Scholarly material published or produced by the [ILR] School..."
90%
nearly
of our content
outreach
surveys
analytics
D + A
4EVER
When a librarian feels thirst, it is the thirst for knowledge. When they feel cold, it is the cold edge of rational, informed discourse.
Questions?
digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu
www.ilr.cornell.edu/library
www.library.cornell.edu

facebook.com/jim.delrosso
twitter.com/niwandajones
jdd10@cornell.edu

You need to
talk
to people.
You need to
listen
to people.
In conclusion...
How does this make your users' lives
better?
How will you
measure
that?
What stories will they tell
each other?
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