When Vendor Statistics Are Not Enough

Amy S. Van Epps
2001 Science & technology libraries (New York, N.Y.)  
Many libraries have large collections of electronically available databases including journal article and conference paper indexes, full-text vendor catalogs, and standards databases. Which of these resources are being used and to what level becomes a point of interest. A quick re-direct Web-log has been created to track the number of times a particular link is selected, providing a consistent comparison of different resources. The resulting information can be used to determine if what the
more » ... ry provided is being used and if it can be marketed more effectively, which, ultimately, will aid in a cost/benefit analysis for budget decisions.
doi:10.1300/j122v21n01_10 fatcat:5sow7vcizvhfjcbvzzkwfzfx2m