Database usage statistics 2018-2019

database usage graph

This ia an update on database usage at the University of Cambridge.

Total database usage increased by 10.9% in 2018-2019.

Searches, result clicks and record view increased by 10.4%, 9.7% and 12.7% respectively.

There were in total:
  • 1.4 million searches,
  • 3.0 million result clicks and
  • 3.6 million record views (i.e. full text downloads)
The top 10 most used databases are as follows:
Database Statistic 2018-19 total
Ovid MEDLINE(R) Record views 919,646
Proquest databases (all) Record views 807,093
Embase Record views 675,356
Scopus Record views 166,125
Oxford English Dictionary Searches 148,137
Springer-Protocols Record views 131,767
Web of Science Record views 131,527
18th C. Collections Online Record views 128,979
BMJ Best Practice Record views 124,798
Oxford Dictionaries Searches 107,435

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