SFX Statistical Reports: A Primer for Collection Assessment Librarians

  title={SFX Statistical Reports: A Primer for Collection Assessment Librarians},
  author={Tina E. Chrzastowski and Michael A. Norman and Sarah Elizabeth Miller},
  journal={Collection Management},
  pages={286 - 303}
SFX, an OpenURL link resolver, was implemented at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library in late 2005. Data from the SFX statistical reporting package are providing yet another look at how library users navigate and utilize electronic resources. However, unlike other statistical reports, such as electronic use statistics provided by vendors, SFX data cover both successful and unsuccessful links, meaning that libraries can identify items patrons wanted, but which were not (for… Expand
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