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Automating Your Stats

Wednesday, September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT


Do you have monthly statistics that have to be manually collected, calculated, and inserted into a report? Does manually inputting and analyzing statistics take longer than it should?

In this session, we will explore several automated solutions anyone can implement. Learn ways to automate stat gathering with simple tools like Zapier, Automate.io, and Google Sheets. Automating Statistics can help streamline the collection and analysis of data, making your life a lot easier.

Presenter: Chris DeCristofaro is the Technology Librarian at the Sachem Public Library in Holbrook, New York. He is the Department head of Digital Services and “The Studio”, Sachem’s makerspace. Chris the creator and co-host of the podcast “The Library Pros”, a podcast that discusses libraries and technology. The podcast has had over 36,000 downloads since March of 2017 and has been downloaded in all 50 states and 22 countries around the world. You can find and listen wherever you find podcasts. Chris has been a librarian since 2002 working in several libraries across Suffolk County, New York. He has been a speaker at various conferences including The New York Library Association Conference, Computers in Libraries, Long Island Library Conference, Long Island Library Resources Council Conference on “Libraries and the Future”, Australian Information and Library Association conference on Podcasting and other library tech seminars. Chris is the past President and current “Member at Large” of the “Computer and Technical Services Division of the Suffolk County Library Association” and hosts a monthly meeting discussing libraries and tech with colleagues from across Long Island. Chris has also co-authored a book Best Technologies for Public Libraries which is available on Amazon.

In addition, this session will be available to stream as a podcast.

The recording and handouts will be available on Niche Academy after the live event as well as our library of over 700 recorded sessions. To access Niche, go to: https://my.nicheacademy.com/floridalibrarywebinars

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Wednesday, September 25
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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