Each year the BadgerLink team gathers statistical information on our resources and website, and 2014 proved to be another great year! As the usage numbers grow, you show the importance of our online resources.
Here's how the use of our resources stacked up:
Sessions have more than tripled since 2009
Sessions are unique visits to a site.
All providers track this metric.
Over 121 million searches performed in 2014
Searches are the number of queries performed within a resource.
EBSCO, Encyclopedia Britannica, HeritageQuest Online, LitFINDER, and TeachingBooks track this metric.
Pageviews rebound to previous year levels
Pageviews are the number of page refreshes or link clicks to new pages in a resource.
AccessNewspaper Archive, Encyclopedia Britannica, Soundzabound, TeachingBooks, Wisconsin Media Lab, and Wisconsin Newspaper Association track this metric.
Here's a little about the use of the BadgerLink website:
Using Google Analytics we've noticed an increase in referral traffic from Wisconsin's school and library websites - AWESOME! Some top referrers this year (in alphabetical order):
- Arrowhead Union High School
- Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District
- Eau Claire Area School District
- Mead Public Library
- Milwaukee County Federated Library System
- School District of Marshfield
- Racine Unified School District
- Western Technical College
Thank you for supporting BadgerLink! In 2015, we will continue to support your educational and recreational information needs at www.badgerlink.net.