Friday, July 4, 2008

Link Resolver stats overview for first half of 2008

Just a brief glimpse of the usage statistics for SFX year-to-date. See the full reports on the Library Intranet (JustUs), password required.

Requests 207247 (number of clicks on 'Find It' button) - up 15% on 2007

Click Throughs 161891 (the number of times Link Resolver either found an e-holding OR user clicked on the 'Search Catalogue' link when no e-holding found) - up 11% on 2007

The databases providing the most link resolution requests are:
  • PsycInfo
  • Google Scholar
  • Web of Knowledge/Web of Science
  • Medline
In addition to ejournal holdings our link resolver initiated 23850 catalogue searches and delivered 2974 ebooks

The top epublishers were:
  • Elsevier
  • Gale
  • Proquest
  • Blackwell
  • Free Ejournals
  • Informaworld
  • Springer
  • Wiley
  • Ovid
  • Sage
The five most popular journals were:
  • Marine ecology progress series
  • The Australian journal of rural health
  • Aquaculture
  • Science
  • Marine biology
Approximately 70% of requests resulted in a fulltext service

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