(Cross posted)
Wednesday is the day...Register today for onsite or online!

Teach Me Technology Session Two -- Usage Report Data Mining<>

Wednesday August 24, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Onsite at the Library of Congress/Online as Webcast

Register now!<>

New for libraries, RedLink Library Dashboard makes reviewing usage data more efficient and effective. By automatically aggregating COUNTER-compliant usage data, Library Dashboard streamlines the data harvesting process, saving time and offering greater operational efficiencies. The Dashboard offers fast and powerful analytic and visualization tools that help librarians to quickly understand usage data--where usage is declining, where it is increasing, where are users experiencing turn-aways, and usage by discipline as well as the related costs.

Costs for library resources keep increasing 3-5% annually, and libraries struggle to meet their customers' needs with flat or declining budgets. Many libraries manage their budgets by cancelling and subscribing to different journals in order to minimize costs. These decisions are often based upon usage data, a desire to streamline particular subjects, or simply cancelling the most expensive titles. Consequently, librarians are spending more time seeking ways to relieve this financial pressure, but this analysis of usage data takes time, training, and resources. Analytics is what RedLink does--it doesn't also publish or license content, and it's publisher-agnostic. Through RedLink Library Dashboard, we aim to provide librarians with insights that more boldly empower their e-collection and budget management decision-making.

About RedLink

Based in Santa Clara, RedLink is a business analytics company that helps to improve communications and collaborations between libraries and publishers. Its signature service, RedLink Network, is a free service that helps libraries to broadcast access updates, such as IP changes, Shibboleth updates, and link resolver edits, to their publishers to help to ensure for reliable IP-authenticated access to licensed content. Library Dashboard and Publisher Dashboard help libraries and publishers, respectively, to better understand usage and evolving content needs.

Jill Konieczko is the Library Relations Director for RedLink, a Silicon Valley start-up that helps publishers and librarians collaborate and optimize usage data for greater insights and intel. Prior to joining RedLink in February 2016, she held similar positions at Elsevier, ProQuest, Dialog, and LexisNexis. Her library experience includes library management and reference librarian positions at U.S. News & World Report, the U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration's Coastal Services Center, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A proud member of SLA since library school (20+ years!), Jill has served in different SLA leadership roles, including LMD Chair, currently, Maryland Chapter Director, and she has published in several SLA chapter and division publications as well as Information Today, KM World, and Information Management.

Date and Time

Wednesday August 24, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT


Dining Room A, 6th Floor

Madison Building

Library of Congress

Washington, DC 20540


Orange/Blue Line/Silver Capitol South


FEDLINK Information Technology Working Group


Please call (202) 707-4813

TTY (202) 707-4995 Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.


This program is FREE, but registration<> is required. Limited to 35 attendees onsite but the series will be available as a webinar.


Please notify FEDLINK at (202) 707-4848 if you cannot attend to allow those on the waiting list an opportunity to register.

Coming Soon!!

Session #3- October 12, 2016 --  DigitalGov Open Opportunities ~ Lisa Nelson

Session #4- December 6, 2016 -- UX at the OPM Innovation Lab ~ Sydney Smith-Heimbrock