Richter Library Web Statistics Summary

 

(This summary compiles from six different server reports making up the University of Miami online web system. Servers: Main Library Server: http://www.library.miami.edu, Digital: http://digital.library.miami.edu, Findit: http://findit.library.miami.edu, Scholar: http://scholar.library.miami.edu. Three and five page narrative summaries are also available as are the various 140 pp. reports (6 reports ).

 

April, 2004

 

Visitors

 

Total Visits 155,482

 


Pages and Files (Top 10 Pages)

Top Page: Library Home Page78,671

#2 Databases (Alphabetically, Subject Guides & Indexes)*                       
#3 Student Services Page                                                                                    
#4 Research Methods in the Social Sciences  
#5 University of Miami Libraries - Libraries and Collections  
#6 Proquest Database Products                                            

#7 Public Opinion Polls on the Internet    
#8 SFX Button Connection     
#9 Sciencedirect Databases
#10 Ovid Databases                                                     

17,509
19,391
6,854
3,957
3,943
3,803
3,359
2,362
2,179

  

 

Notable High Hit Counts                                         Database Products (Top Ten), Silver Platter, Lexis Nexis, Gale
Most Requested Form or Database Proquest Database Products (3,803)
Cuban Heritage Collection (890))


Navigation

Most Popular Entrance to Site Library Home Page (39%)
Other Unique Entrances Databases, Research Methods in the Social Sciences
Notable Unique Entrances Public Opinion Polls on the Internet

 


Activity

70 % visitors view 1-2 pages of the site
73 % site visits 0-1 minutes (quick consult)
Highest Web Activity Days Monday & Thursday
Peak
Web Activity Hours 12 P.M. 4. P.M.

 

 

Referrals and Search Engines

 

6% Visitors From Larger University Site
6% Various Search Engine (62% Google, 15% MSN, 19% Yahoo, 2% other)
Most Common Searches: "Public Opinion Polls"
Unexpected Larger Referrals: Black Voices  
Xanga.com     Supraforums   Wc3.worldcrossing.com
  


* Databases Listed Alphabetically By Title (5,430). http://findit.library.miami.edu/research/research.php + Databases & Indexes (3,057) (Infosheets) + Database & Indexes (Subject Guides) (2,012)