Understand the data

Our numbers: where they come from, how they're calculated, and what they mean

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15 articles in this collection
Written by Jason Priem, Heather Piwowar, and Scott Chamberlain

Are turnaways/denials counted as usage/downloads?

Titles with only denials may show up in your dashboard
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Written by Scott Chamberlain
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Why don't I see a certain title/journal in my dashboard?

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Does Unsub account for Sci-Hub usage?

An important piece of fulfillment
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Scenario Parameters

Parameters let you customize a Scenario to your institution's environment and to experiment with different assumptions about the future.
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Where do the APC prices come from?

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Where do we get Year of Publication data for PTA and open access calculations?

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Why is my journal title-by-title price not what I set it to be?

Handling difference between uploaded title-by-title price, and the price as displayed in the forecast scenarios
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What are the columns in Download as Spreadsheet?

Learn the details behind all the variables Unsub uses to forecast your costs and fulfillment.
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Written by Heather Piwowar
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What's ROR?

Your Institution page includes a section on ROR. Here's what that is.
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Why does the forecast data change?

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How do we calculate your OA Publish spend?

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How do we calculate title-by-title subscription costs?

Learn where Unsub gets its journal price data, and how that data is used to forecast your future costs of subscription
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How do we calculate cost-effectiveness? (Cost Per Use, CPU)

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Written by Heather Piwowar
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How do we calculate ILL requests and ILL cost?

Learn how Unsub predicts your library's post-cancellation Interlibrary Loan activity and costs
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Written by Heather Piwowar
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Where do we get your faculty's citation and authorship data?

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Written by Jason Priem
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