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ER&L 2012

April 1–4, 2012

Austin, Texas

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Exploring ideas, trends and technologies in eresources and digital services.

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When there is no Vendor: Statistics for Free Clickthroughs via the Online Catalog

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 10:10 AM–10:55 AM Central Time (US & Canada)
Salon D/E

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Collection Development and Assessment


Free Resources; Statistics

Learning Objectives

understand the value of clickthrough statistics for free resources, and how to request that a similar technology be implemented in their library.


We know about COUNTER; we're familiar with SUSHI. But who has statistics for patron access to free resources? [crickets chirping here]. Learn how to track clickthroughs and make use of these statistics in decision-making. Instructions will be provided so that anyone can implement this in their online catalog.


Christopher C. Brown, University of Denver, Penrose Library