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Ebook Program Highlights, 2011-2014

The Alliance community accessed 18,222 unique titles.

The Alliance purchased 1767 titles.

The Alliance spent $2,061,266.54.


Top 5 Most Used Titles

Title Uses
A Global History of Architecture  2100
Meggs' History of Graphic Design  1381
 Occupational and Environmental Health: Recognizing and Preventing Disease and Injury  946
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
 891
Climate Ethics: Essential Readings  758


Summary of Use by Libraries

Highest Total Use - 83,235 uses

Lowest Total Use - 1563 uses

Average Total Use - 12,084.27 uses


Cost Per Use

As the number of owned titles grew, the cost per use declined.

2011-2012 cost per use: $4.91

2012-2013 cost per use: $4.35

2013-2014 cost per use: $3.64 (excludes cost of direct purchases)


Top 5 EBL Subjects Used and Owned

Subject Uses Titles Owned
 Social Science  42,457  298
 Business/Management  39,127  183
 Medicine  25,178  171
 Education  24,174  113
 History  15,123  95
               

Top 5 Publishers of Titles Used

Publisher (and all imprints)
Uses
 Wiley  172,966
 Taylor and Francis  112,874
 Cambridge University Press  48,298
 Oxford University Press USA  38,423
 Ashgate  19,038