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Collection Development

Database Usage Statistics

Usage of Biology Databases: 2020

Database Searches Downloads
Agricola 21,141
BioOne 534
BIOSIS 140 169
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 124,281 80,008
GreenFILE 18,033 41
Incites Essential Science Indicators 51
Science Citation Index 24,276
Science Direct 354,682
Web of Science 31,586 75,341

Usage of Biology Databases: 2019

Database Searches Downloads
Agricola 22,289
BioOne 585 952
BIOSIS 144 114
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 168,223 77,844
Essential Science Indicators 64
GreenFILE 22,094 60
Science Citation Index 18,101
Science Direct 373,052
Web of Science 18,738 27,649

Usage of Biology Databases: 2018

Database Searches Downloads
Agricola 21,173
BioOne 800
BIOSIS 188 68
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 193,214 102,408
Essential Science Indicators 91
GreenFILE 22,764 35
Science Citation Index 22,833
Science Direct 371,203
Web of Science 32,244 53,548

Usage of Biology Databases: 2017

Database Searches Downloads
Agricola 15,683
BioOne 349 983
BIOSIS 126 77
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 181,782 99,095
Essential Science Indicators 59
GreenFILE 17,862 27
Science Citation Index 26,297
Science Direct 347,658
Web of Science 26,798 45,995

Usage of Biology Databases: 2016

Database Searches Downloads
Agricola 12,832
BioOne 289 993
BIOSIS 478 272
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 213,990 114,142
Essential Science Indicators 99
GreenFILE 15,094 11
Science Citation Index 27,006
Science Direct 375,169
Web of Science 27,695 57,773

Usage of Biology Databases: 2015

Database Searches Downloads
Agricola 19,259
BioOne 629 1,249
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 240,155 109,939
Essential Science Indicators
GreenFILE 19,463 41
Science Citation Index 28,699
Science Direct 303,851
Web of Science 31,917 38,559

Top 10 Journals

The lists of Top 10 journals by subject were extracted from Journal Citation Reports database. The Libraries own or have access to all titles linked below.

Top 10 Journals in Biology

Journal Name Total Citations 2020 Journal Impact Factor Eigenfactor Score Article Influence Score
Biological Reviews 17,047 12.82 0.02 4.37
Physics of Life Reviews 1,942 11.025 0.003 4.368
Current Biology 78,289 10.834 0.116 4.917
Bioscience 22,560 8.589 0.012 3.012
eLife 68,113 8.14 0.288 4.593
PLOS Biology 39,598 8.029 0.06 3.975
BMC Biology 8,577 7.431 0.016 3.091
Communications Biology 4,996 6.268 1.016 2.374
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences 56,921 6.237 0.056 2.868
Science China-Life Sciences 6,307 6.038 0.007 1.068

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