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:,
Digital:, Findit:, Scholar: Three and five page narrative summaries are also available as are the various 140 pp. reports (6 reports ).


January, 2004




Total Visits 146,641


Pages and Files (Top 10 Pages)

Top Page: Library Home Page 70,872

#2 Databases (Alphabetically, Subject Guides & Indexes)* 14,528
#3 Student Services Page 5,858
#4 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 3,524
#5 University of Miami Libraries Libraries and Collections 2,957
#6 Richter Library Reserves Table of Contents 2,108
#7 Public Opinion Polls on the Internet 2,028
#8 Pan American World Airways Record Collection 1,886
#9 Interlibrary Loan 1,429
#10 Patron - View Your Circulation Record 1,135


Notable High Hit Counts Pan Am Collection (1,866), Florida Postcard Collection (1,010)
Most Requested Form Brockway Hall Document Request Form (127)
Cuban Heritage Collection (992)


Most Popular Entrance to Site Library Home Page (60%)
Other Unique Entrances Databases and Indexes, Subject Guides
Notable Unique Entrances Pan Am Collection



75 % visitors view 1-2 pages of the site
50 % site visits less than 3 minutes in length.
Highest Web Activity Days Tuesday Thursday
Web Activity Hours 11 A.M. 4. P.M.



Referrals and Search Engines


75% Visitors From Larger University Site
15% Various Search Engine (55% Google, 20% MSN, 20% Yahoo, 5% other)
Most Common Searches: opinion polls, Cuban Americans, Pan American Airlines, U Miami
Unexpected Larger Referrals: African-American Portals (i.e. BlackPlanet, BlackVoices)
Florida International University, Jackson Memorial Hospital.

* Databases Listed Alphabetically By Title (5,430). + Databases & Indexes (3,057) (Infosheets) + Database & Indexes (Subject Guides) (2,012)