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How people search the library from a single search box Cory Lown NCSU Libraries Code4Lib 2012
1. Academic library search environment 2. Search stats at NCSU 3. Collecting data
1. Academic library search environment
73% of searches from the home page start from the default tab
Journal Articles, Catalog, Journal Titles, Database Titles, Library Website,
Best Bets, Spelling Suggestions, Loaded Links, FAQs, Smart Subjects,
Part 2: Search stats at NCSU
Fall 2010 and Spring 2011
739,180 Searches 655,388 Click-throughs
41.5% 35.2% 7.8% 5.5%
Article and Catalog results are really important.
23% of searchers are doing something else. Journal titles, databases, website results, etc.
For Articles, people use one of the first 3 results about 70% of the time. The other 30% use the “See All Results” link to see the full Summon results interface.
Fall 2010 – Catalog
web of science, citation builder, refworks, jstor, google scholar, pubmed, petition, ieee, naxos, etd, course reserves, science, gis, tripsaver, academic search premier, harvard business review, eric, citation, thesis
Query Distribution Spring 2011
Single/default search signals confidence to people that our search tools will just work.
Important to consider what the default search box doesn’t search.
Dynamic results drive traffic.
Make sure the most frequent queries provide great results.
Part 3: Collecting data
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Timestamp Date Time Action (CLICK) Category (CAT) Link (RES_1) Tracking Click-throughs
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