• Are MARC21 records available?

    Yes, for the majority of our collections. These can be found here.

  • Does British Online Archives offer COUNTER compliant usage statistics?

    Yes, British Online Archives is COUNTER compliant and we can provide usage statistics for the following three database reports: i) DBR1 – Total searches, result clicks and record views by month and database. ii) DBR2 – Access denied by month, database and category. iii) MR1 – Number of successful full multimedia content unit requests by month and collection.

  • How can I get access to our usage statistics?

    Upon request, we can set up an administration account. This will allow the university’s own staff to access these statistics.

  • Are usage statistics available for trials?

    Yes, upon request, although these statistics will not be COUNTER compliant.

  • Does your content cater to the needs of the visually impaired?

    British Online Archives works toward the Level Two recommendations made by the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). It also meets a number of checkpoints from Level Three. Moreover, we meet much of the criteria outlined in the Web Accessibility Initiative – Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA).

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