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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 Release 5 compliant publishers and vendors and SUSHI Server Registry.

Registry Of Compliance

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Read our interview with Paul Meehan, a member of the Journal Usage Statistics Portal (JUSP) team. Paul tells us abo……

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Free COUNTER Webinar: All about journals on 23rd January at 3pm GMT. You can register here:……

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We are delighted to announce that @Atypon is fully compliant with Release 5, having passed an independent audit. We……

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