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EBSCOadmin - Link Activity by Target Type Report

The Link Activity by Target Type Report documents the type of service the “link” has taken the patron to, such as EBSCOhost, a link resolver, ILL, etc., and includes the number of LinkOut requests by Target Type.

To run a link activity report by target type:

  1. Click Reports & Statistics in the tool bar at the top of the screen.

  2. Click Standard Reports under EBSCOhost/EDS and then select the Link Activity Reports sub-tab.

  3. Select Option – Select Activity by Target Type.

    Link Activity by Target Type Report

  4. Platform – Select All, or from the drop-down list, select the specific platform (EBSCOhost, Full Text Finder, etc.) for which you want to run the report.

  5. Time Period – In the Date Range "from" and "through" drop-down lists, select a time period for the report.

  6. Format – Select an output format for the report: HTML, comma delimited, or tab delimited. Comma delimited files output in Microsoft Excel .csv format, and can be read by many spreadsheet programs.

  7. Lines Per Page – Enter the number of lines per each page of the report. The default number is 25.

  8. Click Show Report, Email Report, Schedule Report, or Save Report.

Sample Link Activity by Target Type Report (in HTML output format)

Link Activity by Target Type Report