The statistics feature allows users to see the usage statistics for a resource in a graphical format. This gives administrators, content owners and librarians a mechanism to gauge the basic usage of a resource in NJVID.
Please note that for Learning on Demand and Commercial videos, viewing of statistics is available only for the following category of users.
- Institutional Administrators
- Collection Managers
- Authorized librarians
- Content owners
View the graph for a particular resourceThe number of views for a particular media resource can be seen below the player on the right hand side.
Graph statistics for a resource - Regular User View
The default graph displayed, is a cumulative graph that shows the viewing statistics for all views till the current date.
Graph statistics for a resource - Owner and Administrator view
Owners (uploader), Institutional Administrators have a more advanced view and graphing options in the widget and can customize their view to a date range.
Please note that the term 'Owner' here implies the uploader of the video (and any additional owners that the uploader specifies during the resource upload process)
Graph statistics for a resource: Advanced Graph
By default the Advanced graph opens up in the Cumulative Totals mode, which implies the total Cumulative graph. The other views and graphing options available are:
- All : This is the default view that the graph opens up in, it includes all the views to present day. Users can break down the stats by month and year by selecting the break down by drop down.
- Custom range: The Custom Range option allows you to refine your view to a particular year and month or specify the date range yourself. The options are as below:
Day/Year: Select this check box and specify the
year and month that you wish to view the graphs for, once you have made
your selection click on Generate and you will now see a graph that
shows you the view statistics for the period you specified.
Date range: Select this check box to specify a date range that you wish to view the graphs for by selecting the date from the calendar box that pops up.
More on Date Range option
Specify a date range that you wish to view the graphs for by selecting the date from the calendar box that pops up, once you have made your selection click on Generate and you will now see a Bar graph that shows you the view statistics for the period you have specified.
Users can see statistics for their home institution by clicking on the box 'Show only institution name views' Please note that users will have to be logged in to view this option.
For content owners and administrators that have uploaded content on NJVID, the graphical tool is also available on the Manage object page for that particular resource.