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COUNTER provides the standard that enables the knowledge community to count the use of electronic resources.

Known as the Code of Practice, the standard ensures vendors and publishers can provide their library customers with consistent, credible and comparable usage data.

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For member libraries

For academic libraries, COUNTER ensures reliable and audited usage data for journals, e-books, databases and multimedia resources.


For member publishers & vendors

For publishers and vendors, COUNTER provides a Code of Practice, to ensure that their library customers receive reliable and consistent usage data.

Publishers & Vendors

Compliant publishers & vendors

View a list of COUNTER compliant entities.

Registry Of Compliance

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COUNTER welcomes Sri Sai Ram Engineering College as a member.

2 days ago

COUNTER is delighted to welcome @UniUtrechtLib as a member of COUNTER. Thank you for your support!

3 days ago

RT: Palgrave journals and books have now moved to Springer platform. Palgrave titles will now appear in the Springer reports from June 2016.

1 week ago


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