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dc.contributor.authorCox, Johnen
dc.identifier.citationCox, J. 'Making sense of e-book usage data.' 'The Acquisitions Librarian' 19 (3/4), 2007, pp. 193-212.en
dc.description.abstractThis article provides an overview of the types of statistical data available for e-book usage and includes examples from specifc vendors, along with coverage of standards such as COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources). It describes ways in which usage data can be employed for purposes such as monitoring of e-book uptake and collection development. Limitations with regard to vendor usage statistics are highlighted, and the importance of supplementing them with surveys and other studies of user behavior is emphasized, with examples.en
dc.publisherThe Acquisitions Librarianen
dc.subjectelectronic booksen
dc.subjectusage statisticsen
dc.subjectuser studiesen
dc.titleMaking sense of e-book usage dataen

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