A Web-Based Usage Counter for Serial Collections
The Serials Librarian
usage statistics, periodicals, academic libraries, unbound periodicals, Web-based methods
Library and Information Science
Usage statistics of current unbound periodicals has been a topic of study for years in public and academic libraries. This article discusses various historical methods and offers an alternative using a simple Web-based method developed at Kent State University. The program is easy to use and keeps detailed statistics for serial librarians or circulation managers. The program is offered as an Open Source download.
Davis, Roger (2009). A Web-Based Usage Counter for Serial Collections. The Serials Librarian 57(1-2), 137-148. doi: 10.1080/03615260802669425 Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.kent.edu/libpubs/125