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Crunching the Numbers: Some Behind-the-Scenes Stats

by Marsha Miles on 2021-02-20T10:00:00-05:00 | Comments

Some statistics from Collections and Resource Management (Fiscal Year to Date unless otherwise noted):

  • Acquisitionsstatistics graphic

We have spent $502,149.09 on resources so far this year.

  • Film Requests

We have received 270 film requests from faculty and have filled 162 of them as of 1/19/21. Efforts to fill these requests are ongoing and we continue to receive requests.

  • Ebook Orders

We have ordered 21 ebooks since the start of the fiscal year. Most of these purchases have been textbooks to support students in the transition to online learning.

  • Ebsco Knowledge Base

We manage 655 packages in EBSCO's Knowledge Base containing a total of 1,067,131 titles from 88 vendors.

  • Ebsco Discovery Service
    • We manage 146 databases in EBSCO Discovery Services.

    • 479,123 records were updated in 2020.

  • OneSearch
    • 48,048 unique visits.

    • 30,455 full-text requests (to full-text resources available WITHIN OneSearch).

    • 33,804 link-out requests (linking out of OneSearch to another database or site using either the link resolver of custom/Smart Links).

    • 475 online ebook requests.

    • 38 ebook download requests.

  • EBSCOhost Databases
    • 52,024 unique visits to any of our EBSCOhost databases.

    • 77,213 full-text requests (to full-text resources available WITHIN EBSCOhost).

    • 43,330 link-out requests (linking out of EBSCOhost to another database or site using either the link resolver or custom/Smart Links).

    • 376 online ebook requests.

    • 47 ebook download requests.

  • Scholar Catalog March 2020-January 2021
    • 70,387 Bibliographic Records were created and 469,082 were modified.

    • 183 Order Records were created and 653 were modified.

    • 200,105 Item Records were created and 24,823 were modified. 

by Marsha Miles, Head, Collections and Digital Initiatives

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