Bridget Bower, site administrator, runs reports that provide download and referral information for each article, series, department, or for the entire contributions for the college. Authors automatically receive monthly download reports for their papers. In addition, all Digital Commons repository sites are fully integrated with Google™ Analytics.
Digital Commons content is full-text indexed in major search engines such as Google™ and Google™ Scholar. Scholars can discover Ithaca College content and objects by topic, author, or keyword. Customized email alerts and RSS feeds are also available to readers, allowing them to be automatically notified of new research.
Usage of the Digital Commons@IC is captured in real-time and displayed on the site. Two screen captures:
A view of the internal report for a single item (this is our most viewed master's thesis):