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    Ulrichsweb: Usage Statistics

    • Product: Ulrichs

    How do I view usage statistics for Ulrichsweb?

    Usage statistics for Ulrichsweb are available on the Intota Assessment platform. For Client Center users, these reports do continue temporarily to exist on the legacy reporting platform as well. The rest of this document covers the below topics; click a link below to jump to the section you want to read:

    Accessing the Reports


    Navigating to the reports will differ if you are an Intota user or a Client Center user.

    Intota User


    From the Intota home page, click the Intota Assessment link:
    Intota Assessment link

    Client Center User


    From the Business Intelligence Tools section of the Client Center home page, click on the:
    • Ulrichsweb Usage Statistics - New Platform Preview link to view the reports on the Intota Assessment platform
      • Note that the Intota Assessment platform supports most but not every latest version of web browsers. See Supported Browsers information for ProQuest management and discovery products.
  • Ulrichsweb Usage Statistics link to view the reports on the legacy reporting platform
  • Ulrichsweb usage reports - preview on Intota Assessment platform

    If you do not see the above links, you will need to have your Client Center permissions changed. Contact someone at your institution that can change account permissions and ask them to provide you View/Edit permissions for Ulrichsweb Usage Statistics.


    For a list of Intota Assessment supported web browsers see Supported Browsers for ProQuest Management and Discovery products.


    Using the reports on the Intota Assessment platform


    From the Intota Assessment home page, click on the Reports link on the top left of the page, or the Get Started button (see below), and Ulrichsweb Usage Statistics will display:
    Reports link on Intota Assessment
    • Client Center users: Your Client Center login should automatically pass you through to the above Intota Assessment home page. You should not have to log in to Intota Assessment.


    Below is a list of reports tracking usage of Ulrichsweb.

    Full Record Views:

    This report shows the number of times an Ulrichsweb record, accessed from the Ulrichsweb Title Details page, has been viewed, emailed or downloaded.

    Linking Inbound and Outbound:

    This report shows the number of times users have clicked on an Inbound or Outbound link from an Ulrichsweb Title Details page.
    • Inbound links are when your users use a link from another service to arrive at an Ulrichsweb Title Details page. Outbound links are when your users use a link from an Ulrichsweb Title Details page to arrive at another service.
    • Outbound links include those activated in the Linking Partners, OpenURL and OPAC Linking sections of the Ulrichsweb Administration Console.

    Logins by IP:

    This report shows the number of times a user as logged in from a a specific IP address or range of IPs.

    Logins by Username:

    This report shows your users' logins by email address, last name and first name.

    Searches by Field:

    This report shows the number of times your users use a specific search field on the Advanced Search screen of Ulrichsweb. Each field included in an Advanced Search query is counted individually. Searches performed in the Quick Search box are not included in this report.

    Table of Content Views:

    This report shows the number of times your users have clicked on the Table of Contents tab on the Ulrichsweb Title Details page.

    Total Logins by Hour:

    This report shows the number of time your users have logged into Ulrichsweb per hour. Each time a new sessions is activated via username/password or IP, this is reported as one log in.

    Total Searches:

    This report shows the number of searches performed by your users. This report includes searches performed using both the Quick Search box and the Advanced Search option of the Ulrichsweb interface, as well as searches performed via your use of the Ulrichsweb API, link resolver, or federated-search tool.


    By default, a report is configured to display usage data for the last year. Date filters at the top of the every report can be used to change the timeframe.

    To manipulate and customize a report, see the below sections in Using the Functionality in your Consolidated Usage and Cost Reports:

    Working with Columns in a Report

    Report Options such as Customizations and Exporting

    While the sample reports used in the documentation are Counter usage reports, the report functionality is identical to the Ulrichsweb usage reports.

    Using the reports on the legacy reporting platform


    The list of reports is displayed below:
    Ulrichsweb Usage Statistics
    The available reports tracking your patrons use of Ulrichsweb are as follows. (NOTE: All reports are set to show the last year's usage by default):
    Logins by Username: This report shows your patron's logins into Ulrichsweb by email address, last name, and first name.

    Logins by IP: This report shows the number of times a patron has logged in from a specific IP address or range of IPs.

    Total Logins By Hour: This report shows the number of times your patrons have logged into Ulrichsweb per hour. Each time a new session is activated via username/password or IP, this is reported as one log in.

    Searches by Field: This report shows the number of times your patrons use a specific search field on the Advanced Search screen of Ulrichsweb. Each field included in an Advanced Search query is counted individually. Searches performed in the Quick Search box are not included in this report.
    Total Searches: This report shows the number of searches performed by your patrons. This report includes searches performed using both the Quick Search box and the Advanced Search option of the Ulrichsweb interface, as well as searches performed via your use of the Ulrichsweb API, link resolver, or federated-search tool.

    Full Record Views: This report shows the number of times an Ulrichsweb record, accessed from the Ulrichsweb Title Details page, has been viewed, emailed or downloaded.

    Table of Content Views: This report shows the number of times your patrons have clicked on the Table of Contents tab on the Ulrichsweb Title Details page.

    Linking Inbound and Outbound
    : This report shows the number of times your patrons have clicked on an Inbound or Outbound link from an Ulrichsweb Title Details page. Inbound links are when your patrons use a link from another service to arrive at an Ulrichsweb Title Details page. Outbound links are when your patrons use a link from an Ulrichsweb Title Details page to arrive at another service. Outbound links include those activated in the Linking Partners, OpenURLand OPAC Linkingsections of the Ulrichsweb Administration Console.
    By clicking on a report name, you will be taken to a page with more details, printing options, exporting options, etc.
    Here is an example of a report page:
    Ulrichsweb Usage Statistics Report
    By clicking Back, you will return to the initial list of reports.
    There are many options for filtering and viewing your report:
    Ulrichsweb Usage Report Filters
    • By entering a Start Date and End Date, you can view a specified period of usage.
    • By selecting a number from the Results dropdown menu, you can control how many results appear in the report.
    • Using the Pivot dropdown menu, you can regroup the results in your report by time period.
    • Using the Add Field and Delete Field dropdown menus, you can control what rows and columns are available in your report.
    There are many options for exporting your report:
    Ulrichsweb Report Export
    Viewing the icons from left to right, you can export your report to PDF, CSV, SXW, Excel, Word, XML, RTF, or via Email.

    • Date Created: 9-Feb-2014
    • Last Edited Date: 19-Aug-2015
    • Old Article Number: 8926
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