OLIS collects and analyses data from a variety of sources:
Usage data regarding the statewide use of the AskRI databases.
Usage data regarding OLIS's delivery services of materials to libraries across the state.
Annual compilation of financial, service and staffing data from Rhode Island public libraries.
Data regarding the participation in public library summer reading programs for children and adults across Rhode Island.
Data from the LORI technology scan where libraries across the state share the technologies and technology servivces they provide to their users.