What is the relative availability of almost 100,000 ebooks for elending, across Australia, the US, Canada, the UK and NZ? What are the terms of that access, how does it differ by publisher, across countries and by age? Explore the data by clicking or sliding each plot or chart. Dive right in, or click here for tutorials, and here for details about what we've done and how we did it. Don't forget to reset your filters between searches! And please do get in touch by email or tweet if you find particularly unusual or interesting results!
Note: The full study contains a lot of data, and can take a long time to load. To ensure maximum access, this dashboard displays a cut-down version of 5,000 records. If you would like to access the full dashboard with almost 100,000 titles, you can go here (please be patient while loading the page).
This work is part of an Australian Research Council Linkage Project (LP160100387) led by Associate Professor Rebecca Giblin (University of Melbourne). The other Chief Investigators are Professor Kimberlee Weatherall (University of Sydney), Professor Julian Thomas (RMIT) and Dr François Petitjean. (Monash University). Our research team has also included postdoctoral fellows Dr Jenny Kennedy (RMIT) and Dr Charlotte Pelletier (Monash University), Master’s student in Data Science Woratana Ngarmtrakulchol, and research assistants Dan Gilbert, Jacob Flynn and Emily van der Nagel.
The Linkage Project is supported by formal partnerships with:
Further invaluable international cooperation has been contributed by:
We thank all our partners for their contributions of expertise, time and other resources, and to aggregators Overdrive, James Bennett, Bibliotheca, Wheelers and Bolinda for their cooperation and support.
These interactive dashboards were produced by Woratana Ngarmtrakulchol (aka 'Perth'). The tools used were D3.js, Crossfilter.js, DC.js, Bootstrap, and FontAwesome. The dashboard project was completed in 2019.
Datasets and dashboards credit: Rebecca Giblin; Woratana Ngarmtrakulchol; Jenny Kennedy, Kimberlee Weatherall.