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How Libraries Should Manage Data by Brian Cox

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How to create your own desktop library cube*

This chapter explains, with step-by-step instructions, how to create a PowerPivot model that joins library usage data with student demographic and grades data, using your desktop computer. This chapter explains how to join log data with student data, how to import the data into the PowerPivot model, and details all the calculated columns and measures you need to create a basic desktop library cube. Each of the formulas are explained in detail, for a lay audience, with the intention of providing readers with all the information they need to build a such a cube from scratch. Finally, the chapter outlines some of the useful views that you will be able to extract from your desktop library cube.

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