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Selector's Toolkit: Analysis

resources for collection analysis

Print Collection Use Reports

To see reports with circulation and fund information use Cognos reporting from the Data Warehouse.

See the Libraries' documentation on Cognos or further information from IS&T

Looking for older BrioQuery reports?  See the Libraries Data Warehouse page.

Electronic Collection Use Reports

For all reports below you must log in with your data warehouse username and password. If you forget your password you can change it at this MIT IS&T site.


Journal article R5 Turnaway report (data includes 2019, 2020) access limited to MIT Libraries

Journal article R4 Turnaway report (data includes 2014 to 2018) access limited to MIT Libraries.

Ejournal articles used report (data includes Jan 2014 to Dec 2017) access limited to MIT Libraries

Database report (data includes Jan 2014 to Jun 2018) access limited to MIT Libraries.

Ebook use report (data includes Jan 2014 to Dec 2017) access limited to MIT Libraries.

Use stats are available from each vendor through the vendor's admin login. Staff Vera has admin URL and username/password to login at the vendor sites.

To use Staff Vera, open Filemaker (v.12 or higher), open as a remote database using the host name: You can log in as a guest without a password. Further instructions for Filemaker

Guide to COUNTER Release 5

Please contact if you need assistance with use reports.

Other use stats

Borrowing from Other Libraries

Journal Citation Reports

Journal Citation Reports

Journal citation data, with impact factors, rankings, & half-lives of journals indexed by ISI Web of Science. Mostly science and social science journals. Frequent citation may be a proxy for usage.

Data discrepancies

Sometimes things go wrong. Sometimes vendors tell us about it. This file documents use data related errors or discrepancies that we have been notified about.

Vendor notes on data discrepancies