Presentation on theme: "Swets: statistics at a new level"— Presentation transcript:
1Swets: statistics at a new level &Swets: statistics at a new level
2Swets & A bit of history… Scholarly Stats was developed by Macmillan Publishing Solutions (MPS)Taken over by Swets in 2007Swets is the exclusive reseller todayWhat is it?Scholarly collects and aggregates usage statistics from publisher databases into a single, uniform reportIt can communicate with over 60 databasesIt provides a clear and easy access to your usage statistics
3Selection Support is a tool that combines the usage statistics collected by Scholarly Stats with price data about your subscriptions.You can then use Selection Support to create specific, customized reports, including the ability to calculate the price per use of a subscription.These reports will help you analyze your subscription budget and make better informed decisions for the future.
5What we’ve heard from you: SituationImpactCustomer have to download usage statistics per publisherTime-consuming to retrieve reports and consolidate usage statisticsUsage statistics and price information per journal or database are separatedTime consuming and difficult to match those decision parameters manuallyNo industry standard available to calculate price per use for journals and databasesManual manipulation of data required to enable comparisonNo pre-populated solution to maintain usage and price information to create customized reportsDifficult process to create reports to support informed collection decision
7What Selection Support means for you: BenefitsValuePre-populated publication overview with journal holdings, price and usage informationAutomatic maintenance of all your Swets subscriptions and usage statisticsHighly customizable with additional fields to categorize your journal publications such as subject, subscribed titles and a free text comment fieldChange information on screen or upload a CSV file for your convenienceUpload additional journal publications and/or price and usage informationDownload a range of usage, price and/or price per use reportsIncreased efficiencySaves a significant amount of time to collect usage statistics and related subscription/ price informationInformed collection decisionComplete and customizable management information reports at handExtended negotiation powerEasy to compare journals and databases between competing publishers to negotiate better pricesGetting more than an ERM softwareIn combination with SwetsWise it becomes a pre-populated ERM solution