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How can I gather statistics on the browsers and mobile devices being used to access EBSCO interfaces?

The Browser and Device report from EBSCOadmin allows administrators to gather usage data based on the specific web browsers or mobile devices being used to access EBSCO products.

Note: At this time, usage statistics for the desktop version of the Chrome browser do not appear on the Browser and Device report. However, these numbers are being captured and can be obtained by contacting Technical Support at Searches and sessions in EBSCO interfaces done in Chrome are logged in the appropriate reports.

To generate a Browser and Device report:

  1. Log in to EBSCOadmin at

  2. Select the Standard Reports Tab.

  3. Select the Usage Reports sub-tab.

  4. Select the Browser and Devices report option.

  5. Interface: Select the interfaces for which you would like to view browser and device usage or select the All radio button to view all databases.

  6. Period to Show: In the Date Range "from" and "through" drop-down lists, select a time period for the report.

  7. Sort Report by: Where Sort Report by appears, select from the drop-down list how the report should be sorted.

  8. Format: Select an output format: HTML, comma delimited, or tab delimited.

  9. Lines Per Page: Enter the number of lines per each page of the report.

You can view the report on-screen.

  1. Click Show Report.

  2. When you have finished viewing the report, click Close.

You can e-mail the report in a variety of formats.

  1. Click E-mail Report. Enter your e-mail address and a report description in the text fields.

  2. Select an output format-HTML, comma delimited, or tab delimited. Click Submit. A confirmation message is displayed.

You can schedule the report to be run another time.

  1. Click Schedule Report.

  2. Make your selections on this screen, and click Submit. A confirmation message is displayed.

You can save the report to a file.

  1. Click Save Report.

  2. A dialog box appears. You can save the report to your hard drive, or open on your desktop and save as an HTML file.