Westborough, MA -- January 15, 2018. RedLink has released its second annual RedLink Index report, covering data from the 2017 subscription year. RedLink's Library Dashboard and Publisher Dashboard products provide users with an easy way to view their aggregated usage data and view trends and make comparisons, as well as create intuitive data visualizations.
RedLink's database of usage measures includes more than 7,500 institutions and more than 1,750 journals and e-books. The dataset covers more than 218 million full-text views, 35 million denials, and 114 million abstract views. The publishers reflected in these data span disciplines, including social sciences, health sciences and medicine, physical sciences, engineering, education, biological sciences, and technology.
The 2018 RedLink Index report reviews the overall trends from the aggregate, anonymized data, providing benchmarks and comparison of usage patterns. Information included in the Index includes:
- Percentage of institutions with increasing, decreasing, or steady usage.
- Percentage of usage coming from consortia.
- Percentages of usage coming from current vs. archival content of various eras.
- Percentage of denials (turn-aways) to current content vs. archival content.
- Usage by world region (North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, Oceania).
RedLink helps libraries, publishers, and users see what they've been missing. RedLink's products include powerful, intuitive dashboards for libraries and publishers (Library Dashboard and Publisher Dashboard), unique sales prospecting engines for publishers (SiteLeads), and editorial engagement tools for editors, authors, and readers (Remarq). RedLink also offers RedLink Network, a free service libraries and publishers can use to collaborate on synchronizing access credentials and service needs.