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2008 Usage Statistics for Online Reference Databases



Below are tables of usage statistics for the following online reference databases:

Ancestry Library Edition
EBSCOHost

HeritageQuest
Learning Express
Literature Resource Center
netLibrary
Novelist
OverDrive Digital Audiobooks
ReferenceUSA Business
What Do I Read Next?
WorldCat



Following each table are links to graphs of key data and definitions for each of the categories provided for that resource.

Ancestry Library Edition

  Sessions Average Session Time Total Page Views
Jan 2008 3886 7 Min 43181
Feb 2008 3076 7 min 36090
Mar 2008 1407 8 min 27467
April 2008 1006 7 min 21998
May 2008 499 36 min 21413
June 2008 461 42 min 18460
July 2008 222 41 min 9576
Aug 2008 445 10 min 22619
Sept 2008 453 14 min 24556
  Sessions Searches
Oct 2008 577 8787
Nov 2008 387 7042
Dec 2008 371 5478
Total 12790 246667

 

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EBSCOHost

  Searches Sessions Abstracts Full-text articles (HTML) PDFs
Jan 2008 15326 2530 7933 3479 1186

Feb 2008

16360 2746 8581 4334 1394

Mar 2008

18629 3238 6526 3829 1444

April 2008

19821 3392 6376 4272 1466

May 2008

13798 2593 4057 2668 1078

June 2008

11683 1814 3303 2085 928

Jul 2008

13298 2533 4087 856 205

Aug 2008

12275 2020 2433 1850 781

Sept 2008

20026 2301 3246 2249 989

Oct 2008

26789 2809 4887 3595 1474

Nov 2008

25834 2944 4543 3477 1808

Dec 2008

         

Total

         


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HeritageQuest

  Searches Views
Jan 2008 8799 17572
Feb 2008 7240 16215
Mar 2008 9446 20574
April 2008 9436 21499
May 2008 7943 14397
June 2008 6772 14805
July 2008 9033 18664
Aug 2008 8529 15755
Sept 2008 8453 15472
Oct 2008 8308 14836
Nov 2008 8266 13689
Dec 2008 5749 11176
Total 97974 194654


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Learning Express

  Site Visits Total Tests Total Courses
Jan 2008 399 166 58
Feb 2008 233 127 54
Mar 2008 358 204 65
April 2008 336 202 65
May 2008 352 299 35
June 2008 204 126 54
July 2008 249 147 57
Aug 2008 268 155 76
Sept 2008 243 128 43
Oct 2008 259 142 40
Nov 2008 182 118 48
Dec 2008 174 73 55
Total 3257 1887 650

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Literature Resource Center

  Searches Sessions Total retrievals

Total Fulltext

Jan 2008 1772 363 876 348
Feb 2008 4768 853 2641 1457
Mar 2008 4246 1162 2257 1584
April 2008 1163 1043 1250 1246
May 2008 1514 1453 1931 1931
June 2008 396 557 349 349
July 2008 240 428 181 181
Aug 2008 331 311 263 263
Sept 2008 358 259 175 175
Oct 2008 525 310 509 509
Nov 2008 865 352 1854 1854
Dec 2008 981 421 1411 1411
Total 17159 7512 13697 11308

 

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netLibrary


  Usage Accounts created Books turned away Total Turnaways
Jan 2008 1033 65 23 79
Feb 2008 891 51 22 68
Mar 2008 1310 45 17 68
April 2008 955 35 20 59
May 2008 856 42 14 35
June 2008 715 39 10 29
July 2008 616 19 10 36
Aug 2008 651 32 15 47
Sept 2008 622 35 8 26
Oct 2008 819 30 30 126
Nov 2008 666 24 14 43
Dec 2008 640 20 14 38
Total 9474 438 197 645


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Novelist


  Sessions Searches Abstracts FT
Jan 2008 652 3421 4931 1187
Feb 2008 659 3474 4257 1295
Mar 2008 919 4477 2867 1285
April 2008 808 3473 2001 904
May 2008 588 1934 1214 471
June 2008 482 1535 931 345
July 2008 632 2121 1245 380
Aug 2008 545 1849 495 714
Sept 2008 566 2103 563 730
Oct 2008 674 2208 695 914
Nov 2008 563 1804 481 708
Dec 2008 456 1606 515 698
Total 7544 30005 20195 9631

 

OverDrive


  New Patrons Circulation (Checkouts) % of Circ from Max Access
Jan 2008 216 2281 .05
Feb 2008 181 2204 .04
Mar 2008 188 2125 .04
April 2008 172 2156 .07
May 2008 170 2256 .05
June 2008 213 2336 .04
July 2008 210 2725 .01
Aug 2008 181 2461 .01
Sept 2008 210 2544 .01
Oct 2008 199 2705 .00
Nov 2008 200 2595 .01
Dec 2008 262 2863 .01
Total 2402 29251  

Overdrive Statistics by library (excel format):

2008: Jan | Feb | Mar | April | May | June | July | Aug | Sept| Oct | Nov | Dec | 2008 YTD Total


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ReferenceUSA Business


  Logins Searches Previewed Records # of Print/Detail Views Total Records Printed or Viewed
Jan 2008 1097 3142 99698 7722 8666
Feb 2008 1127 2370 84146 9881 11873
Mar 2008 1127 2194 70379 8225 10078
April 2008 1200 2876 98209 10035 11850
May 2008 1084 2663 112465 7578 8794
June 2008 1256 3774 174404 13583 15319
July 2008 1198 2872 163235 12137 13471
Aug 2008 1086 2578 114599 8211 8674
Sept 2008 1275 2509 132965 9678 12722
Oct 2008 1261 2739 109448 6700 7170
Nov 2008 922 1469 75340 4237 4680
Dec 2008 855 1851 74639 5014 5259
Total 13488 31037 1309527 103001 118556


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What Do I Read Next?


  Sessions Searches Full Text Total Retrievals
Jan 2008 195 559 4 487
Feb 2008 174 557 12 592
Mar 2008 233 848 17 698
April 2008 220 678 6 637
May 2008 223 788 10 699
June 2008 208 654 7 629
July 2008 262 1004 21 1119
Aug 2008 178 697 19 678
Sept 2008 167 357 4 567
Oct 2008 235 769 9 908
Nov 2008 204 683 8 465
Dec 2008 174 635 10 640
Total 2473 8529 127 8119


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WorldCat/BadgerCat
(Public Accounts Only)


  Searches Sessions
Jan 2008 5500 2136
Feb 2008 5442 2010
Mar 2008 6632 1973
April 2008 4996 1972
May 2008 4987 1830
June 2008 4798 1625
July 2008 5063 1816
Aug 2008 6429 1725
Sept 2008 5537 1795
Oct 2008 5932 2004
Nov 2008 5398 1680
Dec 2008 4294 1424
Total 65008 21990

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For more information about database statistics, contact Heidi Moe.