MHLS Home Using OverDrive Reports

Login and navigate to Reports:

  1. Go to: https://marketplace.overdrive.com/Account/Login .
  2. Log in. If you have your own login, use that. If not you can use this general (case sensitive) login:
    1. Username: midhudsonny.lib.mreports
    2. Password: MHLSreports!
  3. Click on Reports in the top blue tool bar:

 

Below are listed some samples of the many reports you can run:

 

What are the titles currently with a waiting list (system wide)?

  1. In the ‘Collection Usage' section, click on ‘Current Waiting List'
  2. Click ‘View Report' – this shows all the titles currently on hold.
  3. Sort by ‘Ratio' in the grey toolbar to see the current copies to holds ratio for each title.

What are the titles that the patrons from my library are currently on the waiting list for?

  1. In the ‘Collection Usage' section, click on ‘Current Waiting List'
  2. Set as:
    1. Website: ‘Standard and mobile'
    2. Branches: Click on the name of your library here. If you want to view more than one library at the same time (for instance if you have a branch or if you want to see the results for all libraries in your county), you can hold down the Control Key and click on the libraries you want to select.
    3. Sort order: ‘Ascending'
  3. Click ‘View Report' – this shows all the titles currently on hold by patrons of the library(s) you have selected. There is a small box on the left that shows the number of holds by format.
  4. The list of holds defaults to Title. To reorder it by the number of holds, click in the grey bar on ‘Holds'.

What is the number of checkouts from my patrons this month? The information is collected and posted monthly by MHLS, or you can collect it yourself as follows:

  1. Go to ‘Collection Usage' section, click on ‘Circulation Activity'
  2. Set as:
    1. Checkouts by ‘Month'
    2. Lending model: ‘All lending models'
    3. Website: ‘Standard and mobile'
    4. Branches: Click on the name of your library here. If you want to view more than one library at the same time (for instance if you have a branch or if you want to see the results for all libraries in your county), you can hold down the Control Key and click on the libraries you want to select.
    5. Formats: ‘All formats'. Note that you could also set this to just 'All Audiobooks' or 'All eBooks'.
    6. Start date & end date: pick your date range
    7. Sort by: ‘Ascending'
  3. Click ‘View Report' – this shows the number of checkouts in the date range you selected by patrons of the library(s) you have selected.

What are all the titles patrons from my library checked out in the past year?

  1. Go to ‘Collection Usage' section, click on ‘Circulation Activity'
  2. On the right-hand side of the screen, click on 'Run New Report'
  3. Set as:
    1. Checkouts by ‘Title'
    2. Borrowed from: 'All'
    3. Branch: Click on the name of your library here. If you want to view more than one library at the same time (for instance if you have a branch or if you want to see the results for all libraries in your county), you can hold down the Control Key and click on the libraries you want to select.
    4. Formats: ‘All formats'. Note that you could also set this to just 'All Audiobooks' or 'All eBooks'.
    5. Period Type: 'Specific', then type in your 'Start Date' and 'End Date'
    6. Lending model: ‘All lending models'
    7. Website: ‘Standard and mobile'
  4. Click ‘Update' – this shows all the titles checked out in the date range you selected by patrons of the library(s) you have selected.

 

Questions? Contact Merribeth.

 

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