ERIC Number: EJ647501
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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What's the Use? The Value of E-Resource Usage Statistics.
Peters, Thomas A.
New Library World, v103 n1-2 (1172-1173) p39-47 2002
Discusses librarians' use of electronic resource (e-resource) statistics. Topics include the historical context of computerized monitoring of human-computer interaction; where e-resource usage statistics originate; organizational efforts to gain value from e-resource usage statistics; practical aspects, including funding decisions, measuring remote access use, scholarly publishing, and privacy concerns; and contexts for usage reports. (LRW)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Interaction, Library Funding, Library Statistics, Man Machine Systems, Measurement Techniques, Privacy, Publishing Industry, Scholarly Communication
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