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Resolver: Top direct publisher journal title use FY2021

Journal Title Number of Requests
The chronicle of higher education. 1598
The Journal of emergency medicine : official journal of American academy of emergency medicine 1522
Asian survey. 1491
PloS one. 1092
New York Times 1013
The international and comparative law quarterly. 952
Deakin law review 900
Journal of international economic law. 805
Career development quarterly. 739
Journal of international economic law. 706
American journal of public health. 634
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research. 611
Journal of Contemporary China 517
American journal of speech-language pathology 487
Diplomacy & Statecraft 458
Atavisme  : jurnal kajian puisi. 451
Journal of Political Philosophy 422
European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 417
Aggression and violent behavior. 412
The lancet. 380
Nursing education perspectives. 378
Law & society review. 377
Games and economic behavior. 365
JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies 364
International journal of the analytic hierarchy process. 354
Psychological Research 348
Psychological research. 345
Psychological Research 343
Language, speech & hearing services in schools. 340
Journal of peace research. 335
Journal of nursing administration. 331
International Interactions 331
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 322
Child abuse & neglect : the international journal. 313
International studies quarterly. 312
Hervormde teologiese studies. 299
Atavisme  : jurnal kajian puisi. 283
Materials. 272
International journal of peace studies. 271
Child abuse & neglect : the international journal. 269
Nurse education today. 262
Memory 258
Arizona journal of hispanic cultural studies. 254
Chicago tribune. 248
Journal of Applied Philosophy 242
The Americas. 236
The Wall Street journal. 234
American quarterly. 227
College English 225
Mexican studies = Estudios mexicanos. 221
Great plains quarterly. 221
The western journal of emergency medicine. 215
Scientific reports. 211
Research on aging. 205
PLoS medicine. 205
Food and bioproducts processing transactions of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, Part C. 202
Journal of affective disorders. 200

EBSCOhost internal use: Top journal use FY2021

Title Subject Total Full-Text Requests
     
PLoS One Medicine and Health Sciences 1313
American Journal of Public Health Public Health and Safety 721
     
British Journal of Nursing Nursing 681
Image Quick View Collection   545
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology Physically Impaired 541
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research Otorhinolaryngology 515
     
MedSurg Nursing Nursing 355
     
Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools Special Education and Rehabilitation 333
Time General Interest 299
International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders Neurology 288
Scientific Reports Biology and Life Sciences 271
Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition Encyclopedias and General Reference Books 269
BMC Health Services Research Health Services Administration 265
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews   258
BMC Public Health Health 232
British journal of community nursing Nursing 227
BioMed Research International Biology and Life Sciences 209
American Nurse Today Nursing 206
Memory Psychology 206
Nursing Economics Nursing 205
Critical Care Nurse Nursing 204
Online Journal of Issues in Nursing Nursing 198
Child Development Psychology 180
Health Services Research Business and Economics 177
Pediatric Nursing Nursing 164
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Psychiatry 163
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Law 158
Revista de Enfermagem UFPE On Line Medical Education 152
American journal of critical care Nursing 151
     
Journal of creativity in mental health Psychology 146
Atlantic, The General Interest-North America 142
Journal of Interprofessional Care Alternative Medicine 137
Multicultural Perspectives Education 137
Journal of Child and Family Studies Family and Marriage 134
History Today History 133
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing Cancer and Neoplastic Syndromes 130
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Pediatrics 128
The American Historical Review History 124
Maclean's General Interest-North America 123
Police Practice & Research: An International Journal Law 122
America Catholicism 121
Modern Healthcare Health Services Administration 120
Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem Nursing 119
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences Nursing 118
Journal of Social Issues Psychology 116
Nursing Education Perspectives Nursing 116
BMC Psychiatry Psychiatry 115
BMC nursing Nursing 115
International Journal of Caring Sciences Medical Sciences 115
Maternal and Child Health Journal Gynecology and Obstetrics 114
Early Childhood Education Journal Early Childhood and Primary Education 112
Trials Pharmacy and Pharmacology 112
Addiction Drug Abuse and Alcoholism 110
Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing Nursing 109
New Scientist Science 107
Journal of sport management Management 105
People General Interest-North America 105
Journal of Dairy Science Dairy Industry 104
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy : AJHP Pharmacy and Pharmacology 103
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: MMWR Weekly Past Volumes (1982-2018) Health 101
New York Amsterdam News Newspapers 101

2021 Open Athens proxy validation

July 2020 – May 2021

DATABASES:

EBSCO              11,395
Primo VE           9,076  (Central Index)
Alma                  5,479
Elsevier             1,877
Infobase           1,563  (Films on Demand)
ITHAKA                897   (JSTOR)
Alexander Street Press 343
ProQuest            324   
eHRAF                 256
EBookCentral    157
LexisNexis          152
ProQuest Newspapers 151
Ovid                   139
CREDO              138
Project MUSE  125
Chronicle           71
OUP                    66
ACS                     50
JAMA                 45
Sage                  40
Naxos               26
S&P NetAdvantage 24
Cengage (CLEP)       22
SimplyAnalytics      19
Value Line               14
PrivCo                        8

EBSCOhost database downloads FY21

Database

Interface

Database Sessions

Regular Searches

Searches Federated & Automated

Full-Text Requests

Abstract Requests

Link-Out Requests

Academic Search Complete

EBSCOhost Research Databases

24979

71396

0

36104

42540

7631

CINAHL Complete

EBSCOhost Research Databases

11663

36290

0

12809

15525

6007

Education Research Complete

EBSCOhost Research Databases

3442

9769

0

2697

2484

380

MEDLINE with Full Text

EBSCOhost Research Databases

2675

3943

0

2541

1132

493

MAS Ultra - School Edition

Z39.50 Client

1055

0

1055

2068

3745

0

Business Source Complete

Z39.50 Client

1096

0

1096

1601

3850

0

Business Source Complete

EBSCOhost Research Databases

2526

7401

0

1591

1327

89

Academic Search Complete

Z39.50 Client

1119

0

1119

1148

7370

0

Regional Business News

Z39.50 Client

973

0

973

1095

1741

0

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Z39.50 Client

1064

0

1064

739

3140

0

Image Quick View Collection

EBSCOhost Research Databases

327

662

0

614

0

0

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

EBSCOhost Research Databases

2533

7648

0

582

657

169

MAS Ultra - School Edition

EBSCOhost Research Databases

2383

7630

0

414

354

7

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

EBSCOhost Research Databases

1017

3361

0

305

175

0

MasterFILE Premier

EBSCOhost Research Databases

1074

3236

0

302

337

57

Academic Search Ultimate

EBSCOhost Research Databases

333

436

0

288

31

1

Business Source Elite

EBSCOhost Research Databases

806

2083

0

275

299

88

Military & Government Collection

EBSCOhost Research Databases

1964

6675

0

240

253

20

Newspaper Source

EBSCOhost Research Databases

2281

7621

0

234

224

13

Communication & Mass Media Complete

EBSCOhost Research Databases

505

1398

0

233

78

5

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

EBSCOhost Research Databases

1518

5151

0

223

303

2

Professional Development Collection

EBSCOhost Research Databases

2040

6874

0

223

280

42

Consumer Health Complete - EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost Research Databases

833

2574

0

152

104

21

Nursing Reference Center Plus

Nursing Reference Center Plus

72

178

0

147

9

0

Nursing Reference Center Plus

EBSCO Discovery Service

874

0

2589

128

99

0

MEDLINE with Full Text

Z39.50 Client

1044

0

1044

103

1981

0

Business Source Ultimate

EBSCOhost Research Databases

175

477

0

83

27

0

Regional Business News

EBSCOhost Research Databases

2153

7352

0

77

72

5

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

EBSCO Discovery Service

984

0

2862

64

54

25

Academic Search Complete

EBSCO Discovery Service

951

0

2746

59

87

68

Primary Search

EBSCOhost Research Databases

2177

7545

0

59

52

2

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

79

35

0

47

55

3

Newspaper Source

Z39.50 Client

978

0

978

43

1322

0

 

Most Used Tools -- 2019

Most used search and full text tools:

Academic Search Complete:                                        33508
CINAHL Complete:                                                         28389
Business Source Complete:                                        12307
JSTOR Arts & Sciences I-X, and Life Sciences:        10725
LexisNexis Academic:                                                      9289
Medline with Full Text:                                                       6238
Mergent:                                                                               6139
Sage Premier:                                                                    4825
LWW Nursing & Health Professions Premier Collection:    4821
Chicago Tribune Full Text:                                               4327
Communication and Mass Media Complete:              3893
PsycArticles:                                                                       3551
Historical Chicago Tribune:                                           3526
PsycInfo:                                                                             3224
Chronicle of Higher Education:                                     3000
Value Line Investment Survey On-line:                        2862
SocINDEX with Full Text:                                                2461
Education Research Complete:                                   2345
Credo Reference:                                                            2227
MAS Ultra:                                                                          1856
America:  History and Life:                                             1237
Project Muse:                                                                    1212
PrivCo:                                                                                  997
American Song                                                                  863
Films on Demand:                                                            829
Wall Street Journal:                                                           697
Standard & Poor's Netadvantage:                                 600
Ethnic NewsWatch:                                                           532
CQ Press:                                                                           471
Oxford English Dictionary:                                               465
ATLAS:                                                                                 435
Cochrane Collection Plus:                                             417
RIPM Online Archive Full Text:                                       368
Nursing Reference Center Plus:                                  324
Art & Architecture Complete:                                         306
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print: 207
American Chemical Society:                                        200
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries                   191
JAMA                                                                                 170
Grove Dictionary of Music Online                                135
SciFinder Chem Abstracts                                             91


2017 Use Data (EBSCO databases by Fulltext requests)

Database

Total Searches

Total Requests

Total Full-Text Requests

Total Linkout Requests

Abstract Requests

Academic Search Complete

156491

156724

58196

14123

84405

CINAHL Complete

87443

65977

26199

11236

28542

MEDLINE with Full Text

41017

12623

5377

2601

4645

PsycARTICLES

34461

5066

4500

0

566

Education Research Complete

36864

5808

2856

341

2611

Business Source Complete

35305

3891

2270

157

1464

Nursing Reference Center Plus

33753

2467

1757

11

699

Communication & Mass Media Complete

34743

2782

1646

64

1072

Newspaper Source

34344

2357

1170

30

1157

 

Most Used Tools Outside of the Academic Search Complete and EBSCO packages:

Target Reporting Period Total
Total for all Link Outs 16521
Elsevier Science Direct (Article) 4802
Sage Publications (Article) 2320
OVID (Article) 2243
Publication Finder (Books & Journals) 979
JSTOR (Article)

885

American Song 863
EBSCOhost SmartLinks 852
CrossRef (Article) 851
Lexis-Nexis Academic (Article) 542
ILLiad 520
Highwire Press (Article) 400
PubMed Central (Article) 363
Elsevier ScienceDirect College Editions (Article) 327
DOAJ (Journal) 235
Google - Title Link 227
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries 191
SciELO (Journal) 188
Project Muse (Article) 175
American Medical Association (Article) 136
Gale (Article) 124
SciELO (Issue) 89
SpringerLink (Article) 61
Wiley (Article) 42
PubMed Central - EISSN (Article) 32
OVID Journal (Article) 30
Search for this book on A-to-Z. 27
JST (Article) 22
PLoS One 12
JSTAGE - Open Access (Article) 11
De Gruyter 5
Royal Society of Chemistry (Article) 5
Taylor & Francis (Article) 5
Bioline (Issue) 2
CQ Weekly (Issue) 2
Institute of Physics (Article) 2
BioOne (Article) 1
Persee (Issue) 1
PLoS - Public Library of Science (Article)

1

 

Journal Use -- 2019

Most Used Journals (within our EBSCO journal aggregator)

Title Publisher Resource Type Subject Total Full-Text Requests Abstract Requests
PLoS One Public Library of Science Journal Health & Medicine (General) 1935 2480
Listen   Unknown RELIGION / Christian Life / Prayer 1339 514
Journal of Advanced Nursing Wiley-Blackwell Journal Nursing 1090 1033
American Journal of Public Health: JPH American Public Health Association Journal Social Sciences & Humanities 1037 1020
MedSurg Nursing Jannetti Publications Incorporated Journal Nursing 971 858
Journal of Nursing Management Wiley-Blackwell Journal Nursing 871 720
Journal of Clinical Nursing Wiley-Blackwell Journal Nursing 838 901
Nursing Economic$ Jannetti Publications Incorporated Journal Nursing 798 633
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Journal Otolaryngology 772 734
Time Time Inc. Journal General Interest 682 420
British Journal of Nursing MA Healthcare Ltd Journal Nursing 651 558
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Journal Disabilities 617 780
Nursing Standard RCNi Publishing Company Limited Journal Nursing 532 588
American Psychologist American Psychological Association Journal Psychology 501 328
Library Journal Library Journals, LLC Journal Library & Information Science 501 322
Online Journal of Issues in Nursing American Nurses Association Journal Nursing 473 225
Journal of Nursing Scholarship Wiley-Blackwell Journal Nursing 427 378
College Student Journal Project Innovation of Mobile Journal Higher Education 412 308
Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition Columbia University Press Book General Interest 389 297
Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Journal Disabilities 384 381
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Wiley-Blackwell Journal Geriatric Medicine 372 436
Nursing Education Perspectives Wolters Kluwer Health Journal Nursing 368 371
AORN Journal Elsevier Journal Surgery 362 256
Practice Nurse: The Journal for Nurses in General Practice Elsevier B.V. Journal Nursing 359 228
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: MMWR Massachusetts Medical Society Journal Health & Medicine (General) 332 266
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Unknown Unknown   329 136
Critical Care Nurse American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Journal Nursing 321 239
Knight-Ridder Business Newsfeed Tribune Content Agency Newspaper   319 280
New Scientist Reed Business Information Ltd Journal Engineering 319 213
International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier Health Sciences Journal Nursing 314 370
Educational Leadership ASCD Journal Education 313 181
Journal of personality and social psychology American Psychological Association Journal Psychology 307 232
The Reading Teacher Wiley-Blackwell Journal Elementary Education 303 258
BMC Public Health BioMed Central Journal Health & Medicine (General) 300 324
History of psychology American Psychological Association Journal Psychology 293 182
Revista de Enfermagem UFPE On Line Universidade Federal de Pernambuco Journal Medical Education 281 219
Nursing Ethics: An International Journal for Health Care Professionals SAGE Publications Journal Nursing 276 215
Modern Healthcare Crain Communications Incorporated Journal Medical Administration & Management 273 143
Education Week Editorial Projects Education Journal Education 272 197
Entertainment Weekly Time Inc. Journal Arts & Entertainment (General) 270 167
BMC Health Services Research BioMed Central Journal Medical Administration & Management 264 225
Newsweek (U.S. Ed.) Newsweek, Inc. Journal General Interest 262 170
Environmental Health Perspectives Superintendent of Documents Journal Environmental Health 260 220
Journal of Healthcare Management Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Journal Medical Administration & Management 259 192
History today History Today Limited Journal History 256 159
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing Oncology Nursing Society Journal Nursing 254 207
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Plenum Press Journal Psychiatry 248 404
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy : AJHP American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Journal   245 158
Oncology Nursing Forum Oncology Nursing Society Journal Nursing 243 209
Teaching Exceptional Children SAGE Publications Journal Special Education 243 182
American Nurse Today HealthCom Media Journal Nursing 241 146
Health Library: Evidence-Based Information Unknown Unknown   241 95
Arms Control Today Arms Control Association Journal International Law 233 275
British journal of community nursing MA Healthcare Ltd Journal Nursing 230 267
Annals of Internal Medicine American College of Physicians Journal Internal Medicine 219 173
Journal of School Health Wiley-Blackwell Journal Education 218 216
People Time Inc. Journal North America 218 157
The Nation The Nation Journal Politics & Government (General) 214 206
American Family Physician (published by AAFP) American Academy of Family Physicians Journal Primary Health Care 213 198
BMC Psychiatry BioMed Central Journal Psychiatry 213 306
School Library Journal Library Journals, LLC Journal Library & Information Science 213 158
USA Today Gannett Company, Incorporated Newspaper News 209 168
Journal of Nursing Education SLACK Incorporated Journal Nursing 208 220
Journal of abnormal psychology American Psychological Association Journal Psychology 205 146
International Journal of Nursing Practice Wiley-Blackwell Journal Nursing 203 224
USA Today Gannett Company, Incorporated Newspaper News 201 195

Most Downloaded Documents/Results -- 2019

TOOL       (Results/Hits    Record Views)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Academic Search Complete 123014 67644
CINAHL Complete 56942 26158
MEDLINE with Full Text 11435 5432
PsycINFO 8858 5595
PsycARTICLES 7466 3344
Education Research Complete 7220 4044
Business Source Complete 6197 3027
ERIC 4776 2991
Communication & Mass Media Complete 4270 2662
Scopus® 4066 1795
Academic OneFile 3993 1912
SocINDEX with Full Text 2649 1543
ScienceDirect 1462 700
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition 1375 788
America: History & Life 1302 949
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) 1050 585
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials 1031 843
MasterFILE Premier 1026 467
Publisher Provided Full Text Searching File 916 474
JSTOR Journals 913 423
Consumer Health Complete - EBSCOhost 874 324
Professional Development Collection 855 429
MLA International Bibliography 818 457
Newspaper Source 638 1831
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 603 176
Discovery eBooks 597 407
Art & Architecture Complete 523 326
Research Starters 440 103
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects 426 151
GreenFILE 410 392
Project MUSE 404 206
Supplemental Index 382 218
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials 355 240
Health and Psychosocial Instruments 257 176
Philosopher's Index 242 492
Nursing Reference Center Plus 240 42
Business Source Elite 233 136
Networked Digital Library of Theses & Dissertations 230 156
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia 222 81
Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset 188 137
Health News 174 21
OAIster 171 116
Regional Business News 167 76
NewsBank 153 101
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print 135 47
Military & Government Collection 124 63
Consumer Health Complete 114 60
MAS Ultra - School Edition 105 1998
Gale Virtual Reference Library 104 65
   

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