MEASURING THE HIGHLY EFFECTIVE ELECTRONIC RESOURCES USING VENDOR'S USAGE DATA

S Ganesan, & Thirunavukkarasu
unpublished
The development of digital resources some of the initiatives are very much important to librarians and database providers to create a more effective usage of electronic resources. The service providers focused on journals and databases for variables such as full-text articles, searches and sessions. Many research studies have focused on how people use electronic resources in the library. These usage studies are important for the preferences of library users. This study measures the frequently
more » ... es the frequently used journals with the use of vendor's usage data and analyzed which e-journal package contains the highly downloaded journals. This study measures the usage statistics of IEEE, Elsevier and Springer link packages. The article analyzes the vendor provided usage statistics and which electronic resource is highly used one. The analysis suggests the librarians and service providers have to take to much more effort to improve their electronic resource packages as a highly effective one.
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