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Usage Stats Glossary
Steven Brown February 14 2017 04:07 PM

Below is a glossary of terms that appear within the Usage Statistics section of the Administration Portal.

A La Carte: refers to singular title that is purchased, rather than being included as part of a subscription.
Academic Year: refers to the period of the year during which students attend an educational institution, beginning in September; available as an option for scheduling reports.
Access URL: a URL that allows direct access to the video platform.
Account Filter: a filter option, available across several reports for consortia accounts, that provides the option to limit results by a particular account or sub account.
Account ID: the unique numeric ID associated with an account.
Account Name: the official name for an account.
Account Usage Report: a more robust version of the pre-made Usage by Account reports, utilizing three layers of range selection, field selection and filtering.
Active Subscription: a current subscription; not expired.
Active Titles: titles that currently have active standing and are viewable within the platform; not expired.
Active Users: users that currently have access to the platform; not archived.
Admin Username/Password: refers to the login credentials for the account administrator, available as data point for the Custom Account Usage Report.
Advanced Filters: sets of optional filters, used for additional refinement.
Archived Users: user accounts that have been set to be inactive and no longer have access to the platform.
Asset Category: refers to a descriptor of the type of media, video or otherwise, available as a data point for the Custom Account Usage Report.
Asset Type: refers to a descriptor of a type of media, video or otherwise.
Calendar Year: refers to the traditional calendar schedule, beginning in January, which is available as an option for scheduling reports.
Closed Captioning: refers to subtitles available for a particular video title, available as a data point for the Custom Title Usage Report.
Collection: a bundle of content, based on a subject area or group of subject areas, that can be accessed through a subscription.
Collection Filter: a filter option, available across several reports, that provides the option to limit results by a particular collection.
Copyright Filter: a filter option, available across several reports, that provides the option to limit results by a particular copyright range.
Content Viewed
Core Content: refers to the core video content that is included in a subscription, excluding web channels, custom content, and Criterion on Demand.
Core Video Views: refers to the number of views, limited to core content only, and excluding web channels and custom content.
COUNTER: stands for Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources, which is a published code of practice for reporting usage statistics.
COUNTER 2.0 Report: a legacy usage report, in the style of the COUNTER 2.0 reporting standard.
COUNTER 4.0 Report: a current usage report, in the style of the current COUNTER 4.0 reporting standard.
CSV: comma separate values, an export format.
Custom Content: additional content, provided by your institution, and made available within the video platform interface.
Custom Content Views: refers to the total number of custom content views in a given period, excluding core content, web channels, Criterion on Demand and non video assets.
Custom Reports: reports that allow for additional customization beyond the pre made reports, offering a wide range of metadata fields and advanced filtering options.
Date Added: refers to the date a title was added to a collection and thus made available for subscription within the platform.
Date Added Filter: a filter option, available in several reports, that provides the option to limit results by a range of dates, based on when titles were made available within the platform.
Description: refers to the metadata description for a particular title, segment or media asset.
Direct Parent Account Name: refers to the main account that administrates a particular sub account within a consortia structure, available as a data point for the Custom Account Usage Report.
Email a copy now: sends you an immediate copy of the email, available as a check box option when scheduling reports.
Expiration Date: the date that a particular title expires, also may apply to the expiry of a subscription.
Expired Titles: refers to titles that were once available, but access has since expired.
General Username/Password: refers to the login credentials for the general account, available as data point for the Custom Account Usage Report.
Generate: a button found in most reports, which functions to generate the desired result set.
Item #: a numeric identification number assigned to a title.
Local Host Information: refers to path information for locally hosted content, available as data point for the Custom Account Usage Report.
Login: refers to an individual session within the video platform, available as a data point across several reports.
My Saved Reports: reports that are saved to the My Saved Reports section.
New Assignments Created: an item in the Activity Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of assignments created over a particular timeframe.
New Favorites Created: an item in the Activity Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of Favorites saved over a particular timeframe.
New Groups Created: an item in the Activity Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of groups created over a particular timeframe.
New Playlists Created: an item in the Activity Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of playlists created over a particular timeframe.
New Users Created: an item in the Activity Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of new users created over a particular timeframe.
Number of Users: refers to the total number of users within an account, available as data point for the Custom Account Usage Report.
Organization Type: refers to a description category assigned to an individual institution within a consortia account.
Organization Type Filter: a filter option, available across several reports for consortia accounts, that provides the option to limit results by a particular organization type.
Primary Contact Email: refers to the designated primary contact email for a particular account, available as data point for the Custom Account Usage Report.
Primary Contact Name: refers to the designated primary contact name for a particular account, available as data point for the Custom Account Usage Report.
Producer: refers to the owner of a particular item of media.
Producer Filter: a filter, available across multiple reports, that refines results based on a particular producer.
Report Frequency: an option on the report scheduling tool that offers a choice of delivery intervals.
Run-Time: the duration of a title or segment, available as a data point across several reports.
Save: a button that initiates the saving or scheduling of a report.
Schedule: a button that opens the report scheduler.
Schedule Report: a tool for scheduling reports to be emailed to a designated group of individuals at designated intervals, available via the Schedule and Save buttons found on all report pages.
Searches: an item in the Active Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of searches conducted and saved over a particular timeframe.
Subject: refers to an area of academic study, used to categorize items of media.
Subject Filter: a filter, available across multiple reports, that refines results based on a particular subject.
Subscription: refers to purchased access to content, for a particular measure of time.
Subscription End: refers to the end date for a particular subscription within an account, available as data point for the Custom Account Usage Report.
Thumbnail: refers to the designated still image for a particular item of media, available as a data point for the Custom Title Usage Report.
Title Name: refers to the name for a specific title, available as a data point for the Custom Title Usage Report.
Title URL: a permalink that provides direct access to a title, available as a data point for the Custom Title Usage Report.
Total Active Users: an item in the User Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the total number of active users within an account as a particular time.
Total Assignments: an item in the Activity Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of assignments created over a particular timeframe.
Total Favorites: an item in the Activity Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of favorites saved over a particular timeframe.
Total Groups: an item in the Activity Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of groups created over a particular timeframe.
Total Overall Media Assets: an item in the Media Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, and also appearing on the Dashboard, which refers to the number of media assets for a particular timeframe, including core content, web channels, custom content, Criterion on Demand and non video assets.
Total Overall Views: an item in the Media Usage Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the total number of views for media assets over a particular timeframe, including core content, web channels, custom content, Criterion on Demand and non video assets.
Total Playlists: an item in the Active Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of playlists that exist for a particular timeframe.
Total Searches Conducted: an item in the Active Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of searches conducted over a particular timeframe.
Total Searches Saved: an item in the Active Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of searches saved over a particular timeframe.
Total User Logins: an item in the Active Summary section of the Usage Overview tab, which refers to the number of logins that occurred over a particular timeframe.
Usage by Account: a pre made report that provides usage data about a particular account or consortia of accounts over a particular range of time.
Usage By Collections: a pre made report that provides usage data, broken down by collection, over a particular range of time.
Usage By Producers: a pre made report that provides usage data, broken down by producer, over a particular range of time.
Usage By Subject: a pre made report that provides usage data, broken down by subject, over a particular range of time.
Usage By User: a pre made report that provides usage data, broken down by user, over a particular range of time.
User Type: refers to a description category assigned to a user.
User Type Filter: a filter option, available across several reports, that provides the option to limit results by a particular user type.
Video Source Filter: a filter, available across multiple reports, that provides refinement options based the source of media, including core content, web channels, custom content and Criterion on Demand.
Web Channels: third party video content, available within the video platform.

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