UKSG/COUNTER Usage Statistics Training Seminar: Oxford

8 Sep 2009 10:00
8 Sep 2009 16:30
Europe/London

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This one-day training seminar, one of a series organised by UKSG and Project COUNTER, will give a practical hands-on introduction to accessing, collating, utilising, presenting, and marketing e-resource usage statistics, both COUNTER-compliant and otherwise.  Experts from different sectors will provide their perspectives on the role and importance of usage statistics.  Future developments in the provision and exploitation of use measurement statistics will also be covered.

Please note:  In order to allow participants hands-on experience at this training seminar attendance will be limited to 30. 

Why you should attend

To achieve a comprehensive, practical understanding of the collection and analysis of usage statistics, particularly those conforming to the COUNTER Code of Practice.

Course level and previous knowledge required

Those attending are invited to consult the Project COUNTER website (www.projectcounter.org) in advance, as information on current COUNTER activities will be covered during the seminar. 
NB: In order to get most benefit from the hands-on session, participants should have a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel: advanced knowledge is not required.

Learning objectives

• Project COUNTER – background, Codes of Practice, current activities, future developments
• A publisher’s perspective on COUNTER
• Usage statistics as a practical tool in the library
• Outcomes to take back to the workplace.

Fee 

UKSG or COUNTER members:  £150.00 + £22.50 VAT (total £172.50) 
Non-members:  £200.00 + £30.00 VAT (total £230.00)

The fee includes refreshments and lunch.

Venue

Isis, Thames Suite
Oxford University Computing Services
13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN  
Tel.:  01865 273200

Programme

10.00 Registration and coffee

10.30 Welcome and introduction by the Chair
Richard Gedye, Research Director, Oxford Journals, Oxford University Press 

10.40 A publisher's perspective on (COUNTER) usage statistics 
Wouter van der Velde, eProduct Manager eBooks, Springer

11.20 Experiences on the ground: usage statistics as a practical tool in the library 
Tony Kidd, Assistant Director, Financial & Corporate Services, University of Glasgow Library

12.00 Introduction to hands-on sessions
Terry Bucknell, Electronic Resources Manager, University of Liverpool

12.15 Lunch

13.00  Hands-on session (1)
Terry Bucknell, Electronic Resources Manager, University of Liverpool

14.30 Tea

15.00  Hands-on session (2)
Terry Bucknell, Electronic Resources Manager, University of Liverpool

16.00 Project COUNTER – current activities and future developments (including outcomes to take back to base and some challenges from the Chair) 
Richard Gedye, Research Director, Oxford Journals, Oxford University Press 

16.30 Close of seminar

How to book

Registration for this seminar has now closed.  For further information please contact Karen Sadler, tel.: +44(0)1865 310834

Cancellations

By Tuesday 1 September 2009 - full refund
From Wednesday 2 September 2009 - no refund

NB:  UK Serials Group reserves the right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control without being obliged to refund monies. 

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