Known as the Code of Practice, the standard ensures vendors and publishers can provide their library customers with consistent, credible and comparable usage data.
For academic libraries, COUNTER ensures reliable and audited usage data for journals, e-books, databases and multimedia resources.Libraries
For publishers and vendors, COUNTER provides a Code of Practice, to ensure that their library customers receive reliable and consistent usage data.Publishers & Vendors
View a list of COUNTER compliant entities and SUSHI Server Registry.Registry Of Compliance
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.
Confused about Result Clicks and Record Views in COUNTER database reports? Read our guide:projectcounter.org/quick-guideres…
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