Stat Check

A quick peek into some digital book numbers from Robin's (@Tuphlos) collection at IMPCL:

Some end of the year Overdrive statistics:

Overall checkouts (audio and ebook) up 143% in 2011 over 2010.

Ebook checkouts were up 470% in 2011 over 2010. Those numbers are without Simon & Schuster, without Macmillan, and without buying new HarperCollins items since March 2010.

Audiobook checkouts were up 35% in 2011 over 2010.

Overall holds on items went up 151% in 2011 over 2010. Ebook holds, specifically, were up 558%.

Current Overdrive collection size: 41,084 titles (11,925 audio, 29,159 ebook).

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