Finding Partners For Your Data Adventures
Learn about the benefits of partnering with one of our sponsors as you embark on your data adventures. Your group will need information from all of our sponsors to use in our culminating activity, the Sandbox. So, decide ahead of time who in your group will attend each session, and return to your group ready to share what you learned.
Hickory—Edge: Edge is a management tool that helps libraries align their technology resources to community priorities. Edge guides libraries to set measurable, strategic goals for digital inclusion and to engage government and community leaders in meaningful discussion about technology needs and plans. Public libraries of all sizes are successfully using Edge to strengthen and improve their technology services
Azalea—Gale: Integrate your public library’s user data with powerful demographics to make informed decisions that better serve your community. Analytics On Demand features seven apps that allow you to visualize data through maps, charts, and graphs to help you define, measure, and accomplish your library’s goals.
Mountain Laurel—Project Outcome: Project Outcome helps public libraries understand and share the true impact of their services and programs with simple surveys and an easy-to-use process to measure and analyze outcomes. Project Outcome is a free toolkit offering libraries access to training, data analytics, and standardized surveys that measure outcomes in seven key library service areas: Civic/Community Engagement, Digital Learning, Early Childhood Literacy, Economic Development, Education/Lifelong Learning, Job Skills, and Summer Reading.