Project Details


Can we tie library usage data to student success? Yes! The goal of this project: To investigate possible links between University of Minnesota metrics of success to library use. The Library Data and Student Success project is a partnership between the University of Minnesota Libraries and the Office of Institutional Research.
Short titleLDSS
Effective start/end date3/1/11 → …

Research Output

  • 8 Article
  • 2 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

The Maturing of a Big Library Data Project OR How to Future-proof your Library Data and Student Success Project

Peterson, K., Meyer, K., Fransen, J. & Nackerud, S. A., 2018, Academic Libraries and the Academy: Strategies and Approaches to Demonstrate Your Value, Impact, and Return on Investment. Britto, M. & Kinsley, K. (eds.). Association of College and Research Libraries

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
  • 26 Scopus citations


    • 9 Invited presentation
    • 8 Submitted presentation or panel
    • 2 Poster

    Data in the Library is Safe, But That's Not What Data is Meant For: Exploring the Longitudinal, Responsible Use of Library and Institutional Data to Understand and Increase Student Success

    Megan Oakleaf (Speaker), Dennis Krieb (Speaker), Shane A Nackerud (Speaker), Jan Fransen (Speaker), Kate Peterson (Speaker), Ross MacIntyre (Speaker) & Alison Sharman (Speaker)

    Mar 24 2017

    Activity: Talk typesSubmitted presentation or panel

    Library Impact on Student Success: Using Library Data to Improve the Student Experience

    Shane A Nackerud (Speaker), Jan Fransen (Speaker), Melissa Bowles-Terry (Speaker), Jade Winn (Speaker), Michael R. Lfierl (Speaker) & Clarence D. Maybee (Speaker)

    Oct 4 2017

    Activity: Talk typesInvited presentation