Digital Libraries Electronic Encyclopedia Services Content Analysis Saints
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, Vol. 3, No 1, (2013), 81p-90p
Encyclopaedia slavica sanctorum (eslavsanct.net) is designed as a
complex heterogenous multimedia product. It is part of the project Encyclopaedia Slavica Sanctorum: Saints and Holy Places in Bulgaria (in electronic and
Both guests and registered users can search in the e-ESS but the latter have access to much more information including the publications of original sources.
The e-platform allows for making statistics of what have been searched and
read. The software used for content and access analysis is BI tool QlikView. As
an analysis services provider, it is connected to the e-ESS objects repository and
tracking services by a preliminary created data warehouse. The data warehouse
is updated automatically, achieving real time analytics solution.
The paper discusses some of the statistics results of the use of the e-ESS: the activities of the editors, users, and guests, the types of searches, the most often viewed object, such as the date of January 1 and the article on St. Basil the Great which is one of the richest encyclopaedia articles and includes both matadata and original sources published, both from medieval Slavonic manuscripts and popular culture records.