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These are the most popular ways people use the Kenton County Public Library website. Follow their lead! …

These are the most popular ways people use the Kenton County Public Library website. Follow their lead!
Presented by Ann Schoenenberger, MLIS

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  • 1. Top10
    Library Website
    Kenton County Public Library
    Ann Schoenenberger, MLIS
  • 2. The Catalog
    1,555,539searches [July 2011-May 2011]
  • 3. Information
    1,253,684 visits [July 2011-May 2011]
  • 4. Photos
    938,727 views [July 2011-May 2011]
  • 5. Events
    339,687visits [July 2011-May 2011]
  • 6. Genealogy
    338,509 views [July 2011-May 2011]
    • geNKY
    • 7. Fire Insurance Maps
    • 8. Ancestry Library Edition
    • 9. Heritage Quest
    • 10. Footnote
  • Premium Content
    Culture Grams
    EBSCOWeb
    ReferenceUSA
    OCLC
    Newsbank
    Daily Life Online
    Newspapers
    Opposing Viewpoints
    Bio Reference Bank
    Literature Resource Center
    Novelist
    WorldBook Online
    Career & Tech Education
    Alt-Press
    Oxford Reference
    Chilton's Auto Ref
    Novelist
    Mango/Little Pim
    Learning Express
    AccessScience
    262,549 searches [July 2011-May 2011]
  • 11. Why use library databases?
    Large collection of digital files or
    a learning system with courses or dynamic data.
    • Organized around a topic or need
    • 12. Content selected by experts
    • 13. Organized with enhanced search features
    • 14. The library subscribes by paying a vendor
    • 15. Allows you to download, email, print, and save.
    • 16. A lot of premium content not available on the Web.
    • 17. Clean search [no ads or intentional bias]
    • 18. Kid safe [no accidental, inappropriate websites]
  • Questions
    51,145 visits [July 2011-May 2011]
  • 19. Ebooks
    29,406 downloads [July 2011-May 2011]
  • 20. Special Pages
    143,731 views [July 2011-May 2011]
  • 21. Special Catalogs
    19,872searches [July 2011-May 2011]
    Find in database listings
    Login is required
  • 22. What is the catalog for?
    • Find something you heard about [specific]
    • 23. Exploring in general or on a favorite topic
    • 24. Looking for format [DVD, CD, Book, Audio]
    • 25. Something really good-recommendation
    • 26. What’s new?
    • 27. What’s popular?