Digitization Dispatch: Downloads and Usage

As you may already know, in addition to viewing pages from the online¬†”flippy book”, or BookReader, the Internet Archive (our digitization partner and the SHAC collection’s current point of access) provides versions of digitized items in a variety of file formats so that the general public can download items for use offline or on mobile devices. And while we don’t actively retain granular usage statistics from IA, we get some idea of a title’s general popularity via the download numbers displayed on each item. So, while stopping short of providing objective data about the use of SHAC materials, these stats provide a glimpse into the active lives of the digitized collection.¬† Without further ado, I present the 5 most popular titles from the Smithsonian History, Art, and Culture digital collection:

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