A transaction log analysis of a digital library

  title={A transaction log analysis of a digital library},
  author={Steve Jones and Sally Jo Cunningham and Rodger J. McNab and Stefan J. Boddie},
  journal={International Journal on Digital Libraries},
As experimental digital library testbeds gain wider acceptance and develop significant user bases, it becomes important to investigate the ways in which users interact with the systems in practice. Transaction logs are one source of usage information, and the information on user behavior can be culled from them both automatically (through calculation of summary statistics) and manually (by examining query strings for semantic clues on search motivations and searching strategy). We have… CONTINUE READING
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