This paper discusses the use of web metrics tools at four digital libraries, the Instructional Architect, the Library of Congress, the National Science Digital Library, and WGBH Teachers' Domain. We describe some of the issues involved in using web metrics to report on ongoing web site performance. We also describe how web metrics can be used for focused… (More)
We report preliminary lessons from a year of webmetrics research with two digital libraries. Despite the apparent 'plug-and-play-and-report' nature of webmetrics tools, much work was required to extract useful data from the tools used.