Everything That’s Wrong with E-Book Statistics : A Comparison of E-Book Packages

Conference object, Other literature type English OPEN
Byström, Karin;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Universitetsbiblioteket
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5703/1288284315105
  • Subject: e-böcker | usage statistics | e-books | Information Studies | Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap | användningsstatistik | Library and Information Science
    acm: GeneralLiterature_REFERENCE(e.g.,dictionaries,encyclopedias,glossaries)

This poster presentation highlights the problems that exist in defining “a download” for e-books. Even though there is a COUNTER code of practice, a download can still be defined as either a page, chapter or title use. Many e-book publishers don’t follow COUNTER at all,... View more
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