How does ProQuest count searches?

 
How does ProQuest Count Searches?
 

  • Search by Word – The search count is incremented every time the search button is clicked. Subsequently clicking next to retrieve the next set of results does not increment the search count.
  • Search by Publication – The search count is incremented every time the search button is clicked on the search by publication page. Subsequently browsing issues of a journal and/or documents within the journal does not increment the search count.
  • Search by Topic – The search count is incremented every time a search is performed that returns articles. Searching and navigating within the topic tree does not increment the search count.
  • Search by Command Line – The search count is incremented every time the search button is clicked. Subsequently clicking next to retrieve the next set of results does not increment the search count.
  • Search by Text Match – The search count is incremented every time the search button is clicked. Subsequently clicking next to retrieve the next set of results does not increment the search count.