2013.03.25 What's the Use? A symposium on usage statistics. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois: CARLI. Keynote with John McDonald. Champaign, IL. [slides]
2012.11.08 Ebook Availability Revisited: A quantitative analysis of the 2012 aggregator marketplace. Concurrent Session. Charleston Conference. Charleston, SC. [abstract][slides]
2012.04.03 Saving time & money in the short(!) run...using Pubget Paperstats auto-harvested aggregated usage statistics to rapidly & responsibly trim a big deal. A penny saved is a penny spent, Panelist. Electronic Resources & Libraries. Austin, TX. [slides]
2011.06.25 Slicing and Dicing: consortial Paperstats at SCELC w/ R. Burke. ALA NOLA. [slides]
2010.09.21 PaperStats for Consortial Operations. SCELC Board. Los Angeles, CA.
2011.03.02 The evidence is in: Patron driven acquisition promotes collection use. An update to the Beguiled by bananas from 2009.11.05. Plenary, SCELC Colloquium. Los Angeles, CA. [slides] [video:flvX]
Price JS and JD McDonald. 2009. Beguiled by bananas: a retrospective study of the usage & breadth of patron vs. librarian acquired ebook collections. Pp. 135-144 in K. Strauch, B. Bernhardt, & L. Hinds, eds. Charleston Conference Proceedings 2009. Against the Grain Press: Charleston, SC. [slides] [article] Cited by: 22+
2008.11.06 To supersede or supplement: profiling e-book aggregator collections versus our print collections (with John McDonald - CUC). Concurrent session, Charleston Conference. Charleston, SC. [slides]
[Cited By] Bollen J and HVd Sompel. 2008. Usage impact factor: The effects of sample characteristics on usage-based impact metrics. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 59:136-149. doi:10.1002/asi.20746
"However, a number of significant problems must be juxtaposed to the many advantages offered by online usage data. First, online usage can be biased by a myriad of interface characteristics (Davis & Price, 2006X)."
Price JS. 2007. How many journals do we have? An alternative approach to journal collection evaluation through local 'cited article' analysis. Serials 20(2):134-141. [DOI: 10.1629/20134] Cited by 12+
2007.06.06 Applying usage data to collection management in libraries & consortia. Better data, better business: Applying usage data in scholarly publishing [panel]. Invited speaker, Society for Scholarly Publishing. San Francisco, CA. [slides]
2007.04 Are they any use? Hazards of price per use comparisons in ejournal management. Invited plenary, UKSG: United Kingdom Serials Group. Warwick, England. [slides]
2007.03.07 Usage statistics in ejournal collection management and consortial pricing. SCELC colloquium panel on Scholarly Communication. Los Angeles, CA.
Davis PM and JS Price. 2006. eJournal interface can influence usage statistics: Implications for libraries, publishers, and Project COUNTER. Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology 57(9): 1243-1248. [articleX] (DOI: 10.1002/asi.20405X) (arXiv w/ color figures) Cited by 77+
2006.11 Basic statistics for librarians. Preconference workshop (w/ John McDonald, Caltech). Charleston Conference. Charleston, SC.
2006.09.28 Using COUNTER statistics. Managing electronic collections workshop. Invited speaker, NISO Solutions Forum.Denver, CO. [slides]
Price JS. 2006. Making the most of a "big deal": building a consortial shared list to reclaim title-by-title ejournal selection for libraries. pp. 160-172 in Bernhardt BR, Daniels T, Steinle K, Strauch K, Eds. Charleston Conference Proceedings 2005. Libraries Unlimited: Westport, CT. [slides] [article] Cited by 2+
2005.04 Lies, damn lies, and use statistics: Does COUNTER help? Poster presentation. Biannual conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries. Minneapolis, MN. [poster]