Digital Commons provides a variety of personalized reporting tools for authors with works published in Digital Collections @ Suffolk. As an author, you can easily access your dashboard to view current download information for every work you publish, as well as global insights into the sources of readership.
Monthly Readership Reports
Monthly emails are delivered automatically to authors’ inboxes. These reports detail combined download counts for all of the author’s full-text articles published to the repository. Monthly Author Readership Reports also contain a link to the Author Dashboard, which provides detailed statistics about the author’s published work. Just make sure to include your email address in the author metadata for each submission.
Tools in the DC @ Suffolk Author Dashboard:
To get started using the Analytics Tools, follow these steps:
Select My Account in the upper right hand corner
Use the Dashboard Tabs to switch between the following screens:
|Readership: Get a comprehensive picture of where and how users are accessing content geographically, by institution, and over time.|
|Usage Reports: View reports for downloads, metadata page hits, works posted, or individual works within the time frame selected.|
|PlumX Metrics: See the full impact of your work with a variety of article-level insights and alternative metrics.|
|Share the Dashboard: Access saved dashboards and share links to quickly demonstrate impact to others with no login required, and track the number of views.|