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researchIT CT - Information: Usage Statistics

Statewide Reports

iCONN's earliest statistics: FY 2001 (July 1, 2000 - June 30, 2001)

  • Visits to iCONN website: 11,548 per day
  • # Commercial Database Subscriptions: 583
  • $ Saved with Commercial Database Discounts: $346,125
  • Visits to reQuest Website: 515,531
  • Logins to reQuest/WebPAC: 131,972
  • Searches on reQuest/WebPAC: 948,867
  • Interlibrary Loan Requests: 41,136
  • Libraries offering reQuest/ILL: 171
  • Records in reQuest/Main: 3,595,671
  • Holdings in reQuest/Main: 16,959,272
  • Records in reQuest/Serials: 67,116
  • Holdings in reQuest/Serials: 195,568
  • Number of libraries with holdings in reQuest/Main Catalog: 335
  • Number of libraries with holdings in reQuest/Serials Catalog: 438
  • Number of libraries using reQuest/Telecommunications Service: 20 public libraries
  • Number of training sessions for iCONN databases: 20 (public and academic libraries) and 3 (RESC technology training coordinators)
  • Number of training sessions for reQuest: 26 (7 PAC, 7 ILL, 6 WebCAT, 6 CAT)


Help on Usage Reports by Vendor


  • Archived Webinar: EBSCOadmin Reports and Statistics (runs about 40 minutes, can view/stream or download the presentation)
    Note: iCONN-specific archived webinar coming late summer 2013
  • Help Sheet: EBSCOadmin Best Practices: Reports and Statistics - Word document (3 pages, 365kb)
  • Tutorial: EBSCOadmin Reports and Statistics - Video (runs about 5 minutes, includes captions, requires Flash) or PowerPoint (501kb)
  • See list of "EBSCO Databases Provided by iCONN" below.


For more help and support on Usage Statistics...

Statistics about researchIT CT - FYI and for your reports (updated Oct. 29, 2013)

  • Number of databases in researchIT CT: 40 (Note: Does not include multiple user interfaces to a single resource, or resources freely available on the Web)
  • Number of e-reference books in researchIT CT: 4589
  • Number of digital audio books in researchIT CT: 2841

EBSCO Databases Provided by researchIT CT:

EBSCO Publishing: Academic Search Premier
EBSCO Publishing: Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson)
EBSCO Publishing: Biography Reference Center
EBSCO Publishing: Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition
EBSCO Publishing: Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition
EBSCO Publishing: Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition
EBSCO Publishing: Connecticut Digital Collections*
EBSCO Publishing: ERIC
EBSCO Publishing: GreenFILE
EBSCO Publishing: History Reference Center
EBSCO Publishing: iCONN Downloadable Audiobooks**  
EBSCO Publishing: Legal Information Reference Center
EBSCO Publishing: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
EBSCO Publishing: MainFile
EBSCO Publishing: MAS Ultra - School Edition
EBSCO Publishing: MasterFILE Premier
EBSCO Publishing: Middle Search Plus
EBSCO Publishing: Newspaper Source Plus
EBSCO Publishing: Primary Search
EBSCO Publishing: Professional Development Collection
EBSCO Publishing: Referencia Latina
EBSCO Publishing: Science Reference Center
EBSCO Publishing: Teacher Reference Center
EBSCO Publishing: TOPICsearch
ProQuest Company: Hartford Courant Historical (1764 - 1922)***
ProQuest Company: Hartford Courant, The***
ProQuest Company: National Newspapers Core***

For Academic Libraries only:
EBSCO Publishing: CINAHL with Full Text
EBSCO Publishing: PsycINFO

* This database is for Connecticut Digital Collection records that appear in EBSCO.
** This database is for OneClickdigital records that appear in EBSCO.
*** This database is for ProQuest records that appear in EBSCO.
To get 'Views' we sum these EBSCO Database Fields:
Total Full Text Requests
Abstract Requests
Smart Link To Requests
Smart Link From Requests
Custom Link Requests

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