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EBSCOadmin - Link Activity by Type Report

The Link Activity by Type Report shows the type of source from where the link was accessed, such as an article, journal, book, etc., and includes the number of LinkIn requests for each metadata format over a specified time period.

To run a link activity by type report:

  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 Type. The type of link (article, journal, issue, etc.) is displayed.

    Link Activity by Type Report

  4. Platform – Select All, or from the drop-down list, select the specific platform (EBSCOhost, LinkIn Server, 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. Defaults to 25 lines per page.

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

Sample Link Activity by Type Report

Link Activity by Type Report