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Online Resources Usage Statistics by Library


Reports are provided in .xlsx format unless otherwise noted.

2016 Year-to-Date through November

Online Resources

Flipster

OverDrive

 

2015

Online Resources

Flipster

OverDrive

 

2014

Online Resources

OverDrive

 

2013

Online Resources

OverDrive

 

2012

OverDrive Statistics by Library: How we count has changed!

Prior to 2012, OverDrive checkout stats were based on a patron's PSTAT (statistical code based on their residential address). If they lived in a municipality with a library, their OverDrive use was attributed to their municipality's library. If they lived outside of a municipality with a library, that use was attributed to the county in which they reside.

Beginning in January 2012, stats are now based on "Home Library" instead of PSTAT. By making this switch:

• every use of OverDrive is attributed to an SCLS library (much nicer!)
• usage stats for all of the SCLS Online Resources (EBSCO, Heritage Quest, etc) will be determined the same way --- by the user's "Home Library"

Because OverDrive is available to all SCLS residents, the switch to Home Library did not change access, only how the usage is counted. For more information about "Home Library" in LINKcat, please see the "What is Home Library?" page.

What this means for statistics

• Comparisons between 2012 and earlier years will not be "apples-to-apples."
• Some libraries may notice a drop in checkouts in 2012 because of this change in how we count.

Online Resources

OverDrive

Notes about 2012 statistics (pdf)

 

2011

Online Resources

OverDrive

Notes about 2011 statistics (pdf)

 

2010

Online Resources

OverDrive

Explanation of 2010 statistics (pdf)

 

2009

Online Resources

OverDrive

Explanation of 2009 statistics (pdf)

 

For more information about statistics, contact the Help Desk.