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MWDL Usage Statistics

These are a few selections from MWDL's Google Analytics usage data from January 1-December 31, 2013. On the left is a list of the top 15 most common searches within MWDL and on the right is a list of the top 10 pages viewed on MWDL. For more usage data, see the complete MWDL Usage Report 2013. The launch of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has nearly doubled visitor traffic to MWDL, see the MWDL since DPLA Report for more details.

Top MWDL Searches

internal search

Daily Traffic Trend

International Views

Events such as the launch of DPLA in April have caused significant spikes in daily MWDL traffic. In 2013, the website logged over 113,000 visits for a total of 425,000 pageviews.

Top MWDL Pages

top pages

Traffic Sources


For this metric, search traffic is all traffic directed through a Google search, direct traffic is from someone directly typing into a browser, and the remaining segments are various websites which provide referral traffic to MWDL.