|Number||Action||Result Click or Record view|
|5.||User decides that they will read the first 3 articles without looking at the abstracts so clicks on the Full Text links
|3 result clicks
(0 record views as detailed records aren’t viewed and user navigates directly to full text from result page)
|6.||User decides to read the abstracts of articles 4 and 5.
After reading the abstracts, they decide the articles aren’t relevant so don’t go any further.
|2 result clicks AND 2 record views|
|7.||User decides to read the abstracts of articles 7, 8 and 9.
After reading the abstracts, they decide to access the articles in full text, by clicking the link to the Full Text from the Detailed Record view
|Initial viewing of abstracts
3 result clicks AND 3 record views
Clicking of full text link from Detailed Record (Abstract) view
3 record views
(0 result clicks as user is on the detailed record screen – result clicks are actions taking place on initial result screen)
Total: 3 result clicks and 6 record views
Result clicks capturing all user actions:
Total result clicks – 8
Total record views – 8
|This scenario was developed by Eric Howard, Information Services Librarian, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom|
Eric Howard copyright: © 2016. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licence, which permits unrestricted use and distribution provided the original is credited.