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Newcastle Libraries online resources usage

Created 4 years ago, updated 2 months ago

Monthly usage figures for online resources including databases and e-book platforms when available, for January 2005 to present.

Additional information

Blank means no data available

In 2020, all library buildings closed from 19 March included due to the coronavirus outbreak.


Resources included : description {minimum dates of subscription} What the figure is

19th Century British Library Newspapers : digital newspaper archive {May 2007 - present} Number of sessions

Access to Research : online journals {April 2014 - present} Number of pages viewed

Ancestry : family history {October 2008 - present} Number of sessions until May 2015; number of content pages viewed from June 2015

Britannica Online : encyclopedia {January 2005? - present} Number of searches conducted, until June 2014; number of sessions from July 2014

British Standards {March 2005 - April 2017; November 2017 - present} Number of content pages viewed

British Way of Life : information to help asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in getting settled in the UK {October 2016 - present} Number of sessions

Citizens Advice Notes : UK law made understandable {March 2007 - March 2016} Number of pages viewed

COBRA : business information fact sheets and business sector profiles {October 2005 - present} Number of pages viewed

Corporate researcher / Market IQ : company information database {January 2008 - 2015} Number of "reports viewed"

EISODOS : information for foreigners coming to live in the UK {October 2008 - October 2013} Information on meaning of figure lost

Enquire : "ask a librarian" online chat service {2005 - March 2016} Number of chats started by users in the Newcastle area

Find my past : family history {April 2011 - present} Number of sessions (or so we seem to remember when we had access to usage figures)

IBISWorld : market research {January 2017 - present} Number of pages viewed

Key Note : company information and market research {April 2011 - October 2018} Number of reports viewed

Kompass : business information {2006 - July 2011} Information on meaning of figure lost

Know UK : current reference information {January 2007 - June 2011} Information on meaning of figure lost

Life in Great Britain : self-learn course to prepare for the Life in the UK citizenship test {January 2010 - present} Number of sessions

Local Data Online : business (retail sector) information {November 2013 - July 2015?} Information on meaning of figure lost

Mint UK & Mint Global : company information databases {March 2014 - 2015} Information on meaning of figure lost

Mintel : market reports {2006? - April 2010; June 2013 - present} Number of reports viewed

Newsstand : online newspapers {January 2011 - March 2014} Information on meaning of figure lost

Onesource / Avention : company information database (changed name over the years) {March 2012 - October 2013; July 2015 - present} Number of searches conducted

News UK : newspaper articles {January 2007 - October 2010?} Information on meaning of figure lost Oxford English Dictionary {May 2006 - present} Number of sessions

Oxford Art Online {March 2006 - present} Number of sessions

Oxford Dictionaries {February 2015 - present} Number of sessions

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography {January 2006 - present} Number of sessions

Oxford Music Online {March 2006 - present} Number of sessions

Oxford Reference Online {March 2006 - present} Number of sessions

Safari Select : online books (to read online, as opposed to the e-books you can download and read offline) {May 2009 - March 2014} Number of books viewed

Times Digital Archive : digitised newspapers {January 2005 - present} Number of sessions

Theory Test Pro : practice questions for the driving theory test {August 2010 - present} Number of sessions

Transparent language online / Byki : language courses {January 2011 - November 2012} Number of courses accessed

Universal Skills : learn basic computer skills and how to use Universal Job Match {November 2014 - present} Number of users


Newcastle Library App (devices) : number of devices the app is on {2013 - present}

Newcastle Library App (launches) : number of times the app has been used {2013 - present}


Bibliotheca Cloud Library : e-books and e-audiobooks {February 2016 - March 2018} Number of items borrowed

Bolinda : e-audiobooks collection {2012 - February 2016} Number of items borrowed (figures only from April 2015)

Bolinda BorrowBox e-books {February 2018 - present} Number of items borrowed

Bolinda BorrowBox e-audiobooks {February 2018 - present} Number of items borrowed

ComicsPlus : e-comic books {March 2017 - present} Number of items borrowed

OneClick / RB Digital (e-audiobooks) : e-audiobooks collection (became RB Digital in... 2017?) {May 2015 - present} Number of items borrowed

Overdrive (e-audiobooks) {2011 - May 2016} Number of items borrowed (figures only from April 2015)

Overdrive (e-books) {2011 - May 2016} Number of items borrowed (figures only from April 2015)

Public Library Online : e-books collection {April 2016 - February 2018} Number of items borrowed

Zinio / RB Digital (magazines) : digital magazines (the Zinio service became integrated with the other RB Digital content in 2017) {May 2015 - present} Number of magazines downloaded (figures only from January 2016)

 

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01/01/2005
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31/03/2020

Newcastle Libraries online resources usage