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Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice Our team of volunteer experts are developing the Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice. They are designing fewer but more flexible usage reports and a reduced number of metric types with the aim of greater consistency and clarity. Read more about the work so […]
guide convivial de COUNTER Un guide non intimidant pour les éditeurs et fournisseurs qui implémentent des statistiques d’usage conformes à COUNTER pour la première fois, ou pour des utilisateurs plus aguerris qui implémentent de nouveaux rapports ou préparent un audit COUNTER. guide convivial (technique) de COUNTER Un guide non intimidant pour les éditeurs et […]
Consultation webinars Your input and feedback will shape Release 5 of the Code of Practice. We will publish a draft version in January and have scheduled three consultation webinars, which we hope you will want to join. Please register your interest if you would like to attend. 26 January 2017 Time: 15:00 GMT, 10:00 EST, […]
Executive Summary Distributed Usage Logging (DUL) allows publishers to capture traditional usage activity related to their content that happens on sites other than their own so they can provide reports of “total usage” regardless of where that usage happens. In order to gather stakeholder views on how useful DUL usage statistics would be to them, […]
The slides below were presented at the Charleston Library Conference on 4 November. They provide an overview of the work to date in drafting Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice. The slides include information about: new reports – (fewer reports but more with more flexibility) metric types and related attributes report formats – (providing […]
Processes and procedures for COUNTER Compliance New vendors are required to sign the COUNTER Declaration of Compliance and to join COUNTER as a member or pay a registration fee. They are then included in the registry of compliant vendors and may use the COUNTER logo on their websites and on their COUNTER usage reports. […]
Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice. Work has began to simplify the reporting of usage statistics. This will improve compliance, reduce the burden of compliance and make the automated harvesting and manual reporting interfaces much more harmonious.
Friendly Guides for libraries – Arabic editions now available! These guides are to assist libraries in getting the most out of their COUNTER usage reports.
Friendly Guide to COUNTER Arabic Language Edition: This guide is a non-intimidating manual for publishers and vendors implementing COUNTER-compliant usage statistics for the first time, or for more experienced hands, implementing new reports or preparing for COUNTER audit.