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Post by TriciaG » September 12th, 2017, 3:45 pm

I thought of that, but if you go (as an admin) into the workflow and click on People / Show Active Readers, you get over 9,000 of them. (These would be people that have the "Readers" box checked in their permissions in the workflow.) So I'm pretty sure the number in the stats is those who at least have a section assigned to them.

We could dig around in the old development forum posts in storage in the archives if we wanted to be 100% certain. But yes, it changed with the workflow update.

That's an interesting statistic: the number of people in the last 4 years who have claimed a section and been entered into the database as a reader, but who have NOT submitted a section (so they disappeared and the section/s were released for new claims, or the solo was abandoned) is 762, or an average of 190 per year.
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Post by annise » September 12th, 2017, 7:54 pm

Interesting. There would be some more recent ones who will get the first section done
Still it's still 3 plus a week who claim something but don't manage to succeed - it would be nice to get iit lower.

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Post by silverquill » September 16th, 2017, 11:47 pm

Rapunzelina wrote:
J_N wrote:Does anyone know which was the language we added in July? (94 in June, 95 in July)
The most recently added language was Kurdish! It's a recording in the open Multilingual collection, so it hasn't been catalogued yet.
If one browses for languages in the Listen page, there are quite a few listed with 0 books completed and 0 in progress. What does this mean?

I don't see any listing for Nepali, and having just returned from three weeks there and some great new friends, maybe I can get them to add something. I just don't know how we would verify anything as public domain.

I also have a new friend whose first language is Tamil which is one of those 0,0 listings.

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Post by Availle » September 17th, 2017, 12:28 am

If I remember correctly, the language listing only counts completed books (whether solo or collaborative) in a given language, entries in any of our Multilingual collections are not counted there. This is why those languages show up with 0 books / 0 in progress

It's not a bug it's a feature :wink: (and yes, it's on our wish list...)
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » October 2nd, 2017, 5:14 pm

And here we are in October!

In September we cataloged 81 projects, and with 5 in the catalog already for October, the total so far this year is 784.

Other stats:
Total number of projects 11816
Number of completed projects 11156
Number of completed non-English projects 1464
Total number of languages 95
Number of languages with a completed work 36
Number of completed solo projects 6110
Number of readers 8287
...who have completed something

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » November 1st, 2017, 6:03 am

October is in the books. During the month we cataloged 94 books, giving us 873 so far for 2017.

Full stats:

Total number of projects 11902
Number of completed projects 11246
Number of completed non-English projects 1469
Total number of languages 95
Number of languages with a completed work 36
Number of completed solo projects 6153
Number of readers 8316
...who have completed something

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Post by silverquill » November 2nd, 2017, 9:40 pm

Which project is going to be 1,000?

Looks as if we may hit that milestone for 2017!
And grand total 12,000 mark!!

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Post by TriciaG » December 2nd, 2017, 5:49 am

During the month of November we cataloged 87 books, giving us 960 so far for 2017.

At this rate, we should tie or exceed last year's total of 1047. :)

Full stats (as of now):

Total number of projects 11973
Number of completed projects 11334
Number of completed non-English projects 1477
Total number of languages 95
Number of languages with a completed work 36
Number of completed solo projects 6199
Number of readers 8356
...who have completed something
Original journals on the Exploration of the Mississippi: Here
Fiction, partly about jail atrocities: It Is Never too Late
Watergate Report, volume 2: Here

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Post by TriciaG » December 30th, 2017, 5:41 pm

Right now we're at 70 projects for December:

2017 1030
2016 1047
2015 1033
2014 966
2013 1083
2012 1070

I wonder where we'll end up!
Original journals on the Exploration of the Mississippi: Here
Fiction, partly about jail atrocities: It Is Never too Late
Watergate Report, volume 2: Here

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » January 1st, 2018, 8:29 am

During the month of December we cataloged 74 books, giving us 1034 for 2017, with one already in the catalog for 2018!

Full stats:
Total number of projects 12061
Number of completed projects 11407
Number of completed non-English projects 1488
Total number of languages 95
Number of languages with a completed work 36
Number of completed solo projects 6232
Number of readers 8397
...who have completed something


And yearly totals:
Year Project Count
2018 1
2017 1034
2016 1047
2015 1033
2014 966
2013 1083
2012 1070
2011 1082
2010 1077
2009 1018
2008 882
2007 726
2006 357
2005 31

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Post by dlolso21 » January 1st, 2018, 10:02 am

43 Dramatic Works projects (30 plays and 13 Dramatic Readings) added to the catalog in 2017.
In total 397 Dramatic Works projects (268 plays and 129 Dramatic Readings) have been added to the catalog.

And yearly totals:
2017 43
2016 37
2015 53
2014 24
2013 60
2012 65
2011 51
2010 38
2009 12
2008 6
2007 4
2006 4
2005 0

Consider these facts before rushing to start a Dramatic Work.
The average play takes 66 days per recorded hour and over 264 days to complete the project.
The average dramatic reading takes 50 days per recorded hour and over 366 days to complete the project.

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Post by TheBuriedBook » Yesterday, 7:24 pm

Would it be possible and of value to include a metric on number of hours read. Since a work can be 30m or 40hr long. Tracking total hours gives a fair representation of how active readers are. When I used to track my own reading habits, I would sometimes pick shorter books so my year-end reading total would be higher. Then I started tracking by page count and now if I choose a 1200 pg book or a 120 pg book it all counts equally in the end.

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Post by annise » Yesterday, 7:52 pm

no - sadly the hour count got lost in the software update, it's a much more meaningful than project number . It has been put on a wish list though

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