Category Archives: Statistics

Counting Previously Cancelled titles in a LOCKSS Archive

The 2014 SCONUL Statistical Return asks a question about Digital Preservation and Post-Cancellation Access to Electronic Journals. In this post I will try to outline our attempt to answer that question. Perhaps it is best to start with the question … Continue reading

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LOCKSS coverage at De Montfort University

De Montfort University has been involved in the UK LOCKSS Alliance since its formation in 2007. Since then we have been building up the electronic content preserved there, but during 2012 it became possible to demonstrate the extent of the … Continue reading

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Electronic Journal Usage statistics and the OpenAthens LA effect.

I am not sure who, now, but someone said that there would be a noticable OpenAthens LA effect. It would make sense that removing some of the obstacles to using electronic resources like databases and electronic journals would increase usage. … Continue reading

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What can you learn from DMU’s Library Impact Data?

What was included in DMU’s data? We have sent in some data for our part of the Library Impact Data Project. The data was collated from different sources: along with the basic student performance was network logins; Athens usage; loans … Continue reading

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Stitching together library data with Excel

Part of my contribution to the Library Impact Data Project has been compiling the data from different sources into a single spreadsheet. We have been able to gather data on items borrowed in a given year, visits to the Kimberlin … Continue reading

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Considering the Journal Usage Statistics Portal (JUSP)

Across the HE Sector millions of pounds are spend on electronic journals, but gathering statistics about how useful they are to library users has not provied easy to do. Libraries with diminuishing budgets are having to prove that they are … Continue reading

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