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Electronic Usage Statistics

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DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-891-8.ch003
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Hults, Patricia. "Electronic Usage Statistics." Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice. IGI Global, 2008. 29-46. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. doi:10.4018/978-1-59904-891-8.ch003

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Hults, P. (2008). Electronic Usage Statistics. In H. Yu, & S. Breivold (Eds.) Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice (pp. 29-46). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-59904-891-8.ch003

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Hults, Patricia. "Electronic Usage Statistics." In Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice, ed. Holly Yu and Scott Breivold, 29-46 (2008), accessed April 21, 2014. doi:10.4018/978-1-59904-891-8.ch003

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Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of electronic usage statistics, including methods of defining, collecting, and using the data. A survey of some of the systems of estimating journal usage in the print environment is followed by a description of the development of electronic usage practices. The important contributions of the COUNTER and SUSHI projects are reviewed, along with issues in the management and use of electronic statistics. Examples of ways these statistics can assist in decision making throughout a product’s life cycle are included, as well as other ways usage statistics can prove useful. The chapter concludes with a brief look at the use of statistics in the bibliomining process.
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Chapter 1
Dalene Hawthorne
This chapter describes the history of the development and use of electronic resources in libraries in the United States. It provides an overview of... Sample PDF
History of Electronic Resources
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Chapter 2
Robert L. Bothmann, Melissa Holmberg
This chapter addresses electronic resource management from the perspectives of planning, policy, and workflow issues experienced by libraries. Many... Sample PDF
Strategic Planning for Electronic Resource Management
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Chapter 3
Patricia Hults
This chapter provides an overview of electronic usage statistics, including methods of defining, collecting, and using the data. A survey of some of... Sample PDF
Electronic Usage Statistics
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Chapter 4
Smita Joshipura
The purpose of this chapter is to provide in-depth and comprehensive coverage of the workflow for electronic resources (e-resources) from selection... Sample PDF
Selecting, Acquiring, and Renewing Electronic Resources
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Chapter 5
Jodi Poe, Mary Bevis, John-Bauer Graham, Bethany Latham, Kimberly W. Stevens
Management of electronic resources is a time-consuming and, at times, a difficult process. Although the management of electronic resources is often... Sample PDF
Sharing the Albatross of E-Resources Management Workflow
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Chapter 6
Marianne Afifi
The number of electronic resources is continually growing and the processes associated with managing them are ever more complex. Consequently... Sample PDF
Process Mapping for Electronic Resources: A Lesson from Business Models
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Chapter 7
Debra Engel, Sarah Robbins
This chapter examines the evolution of the electronic resources librarian position within academic libraries as a result of increasing demands for... Sample PDF
Evolving Roles for Electronic Resources Librarians
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Chapter 8
Trisha L. Davis, Celeste Feather
The terms of licenses for electronic resources have changed in the past decade as librarians and publishers strived to reach common ground. A review... Sample PDF
The Evolution of License Content
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Chapter 9
Aline Soules, Donna L. Ferullo
The chapter begins with an examination of the sections of copyright law that impact electronic resource management, and reviews the various laws... Sample PDF
Copyright Implications for Electronic Resources
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Chapter 10
Kincaid C. Brown
This chapter introduces the reader to the realm of electronic resource license agreements. It provides the reader with an overview of basic contract... Sample PDF
Tactics and Terms in the Negotiation of Electronic Resource Licenses
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Chapter 11
Heather Christenson, Sherry Willhite
This chapter describes how the California Digital Library (CDL) supports the thousands of electronic journals, databases, collections and reference... Sample PDF
Working with Database and E-Journal Vendors to Ensure Quality for End Users
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Chapter 12
Janet A. Crum
In this chapter, the author advocates providing a unified, seamless interface—one-stop shopping—for the full range of journal literature available... Sample PDF
One-Stop Shopping for Journal Holdings
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Chapter 13
George Boston, Randle J. Gedeon
This chapter provides a general overview of the development and implementation of existing techniques for the reference linking of scholarly... Sample PDF
Beyond OpenURL: Technologies for Linking Library Resources
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Chapter 14
Juan Carlos Rodriguez, Bin Zhang
This chapter opens with a discussion of the varying needs of libraries to provide their users with both local and remote access to electronic... Sample PDF
Authentication and Access Management of Electronic Resources
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Chapter 15
Diana Kichuk
There are no accepted standards governing naming electronic resources in A to Z lists or electronic resource management (ERM) systems. Current... Sample PDF
Using Consistent Naming Conventions for Library Electronic Resources
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Chapter 16
Ted Koppel
Electronic resource management (ERM) software is in the spotlight as a new management tool within libraries. Built to manage all steps in the... Sample PDF
Standards, the Structural Underpinnings of Electronic Resource Management Systems
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Chapter 17
Yvonne Wei Zhang
This chapter will focus on two ERM services, ExLibris’ SFX and III’s ERM. ExLibris’ SFX is an example of a link resolver, whereas III ERM is an... Sample PDF
Challenges and Potentials of Electronic Resource Management
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Chapter 18
Margaret Hogarth, Vicki Bloom
Management of electronic resources requires more features and fields than legacy integrated library systems (ILS) can provide. Relationships between... Sample PDF
Panorama of Electronic Resource Management Systems
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Chapter 19
Marie R. Kennedy
As libraries dramatically increased their numbers of licensed electronic resources in the 1990s, such as online journals and databases, they... Sample PDF
The Impact of Locally Developed Electronic Resource Management Systems
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Chapter 20
Ted Fons
The core functional requirements for electronic resource management systems have been identified and implemented in varying depths by commercial and... Sample PDF
The Future of Electronic Resource Management Systems: Inside and Out
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Chapter 21
Ted Koppel
Electronic resource management (ERM), as a tool for library management, grows in importance every day. The ERM industry has matured greatly over the... Sample PDF
In the Eye of the Storm: ERM Systems are Guiding Libraries' Future
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