Comparison of Electronic Resources with their Usage Statistics in Dr.N.G.P. Institute of Technology: A StudyAuthor : S. Ganesan and N. Thirunavukkarasu
Volume 8 No.2 July-September 2018 pp 65-67
Technological advancements have made great amounts of information readily available in a digital format, thereby enabling faculty members to easily and remotely access information beyond the books and journals. Therefore, faculty members have reduced their visits to the library and employing information-searching and retrieval processes through the external sources. The service providers focused on journals and databases for variables such as full-text articles, searches and sessions. These usage statistics are important for the preferences of library users. This survey is helpful to learn about the level of effort involved with usage reports, how the data are used and which data are most useful to librarians in managing electronic resources. Two year data (2016 & 2017) of IEEE and Elsevier Science Direct access was downloaded from the publisher website and analyze the data of total number of logins and journal articles download. The study analyzed that the Elsevier Science Direct access is the mostly used online database compared with IEEE and also the number of articles downloaded from the Elsevier Science Direct is the highest one.
Usage Statistics, Electronic Resources, IEEE, Elsevier Science Direct
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