ERIC Number: EJ618544
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Usage Patterns of a Web-based Library Catalog.
Cooper, Michael D.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v52 n2 p137-48 Jan 15, 2001
Presents a methodology for analyzing patterns of usage of a Web-based library catalog and evaluates the methodology with data collected from the transaction logs of the Web interface version of the University of California's Melvyl Systemwide Library Catalog. Results revealed major differences in usage (number of searches, search time, number of display actions, and display time), depending upon the database accessed. Includes 13 figures. (Contains 20 references.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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