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Our new Foundation Class explains how to use Platform Reports.


COUNTER Release 5 research study: Call for proposals

Call for research proposals to evaluate Release 5.


Our Annual General Meeting 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020

We scheduled our Annual General Meeting 2020 to take place on Monday 30 March at the UKSG Conference. However, this conference is now cancelled and so we will reschedule our Annual General Meeting 2020 as a virtual event. We will be contacting all our members shortly with a new date and access details for the […]


Preparing for Release 5 Compliance

If you are a publisher or vendor preparing for Release 5 COUNTER compliance for the first time, then please read our handy guide: Preparing for COUNTER Release 5 compliance This guides you through the four steps to becoming COUNTER compliant: Understanding and implementing the Code of Practice Reviewing and testing your own usage reports in […]


RFI: Distributed Usage Logging (DUL) – Outreach Consultant

Project Distributed Usage Logging (DUL) outreach and ‘Sender/Platform’ recruitment. Promoting the service and its benefits in order to solicit participation from publishers (receivers) and content-hosting platforms/scholarly collaboration networks (senders). Crossref provides the infrastructure for DUL, in order that a ‘sender’ can discover the correct reporting endpoint for the owner of a DOI (digital object identifier). […]


Using Release 5 reports to understand usage of open access content

The recording of our recent webinar explains how to calculate cost per use excluding open access.  It also explains which reports to use, when looking at the use of both controlled and open access content. You can access download all the slides we used in this webinar.


Free UKSG Webinar: Working with COUNTER 5 Reports in Microsoft Excel

If you have used our COUNTER Foundation Class on Working with COUNTER 5 Reports in Microsoft Excel, you will find this up coming UKSG free webinar very helpful. Date: Thursday 27 February 2020 Time: 1300 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) Duration: 45-60 minutes including Q&A   Speaker: Kornelia Junge, Senior Research Manager at Wiley, Member […]


Using Microsoft Excel with COUNTER Release 5 reports

The new COUNTER reports provide many opportunities for analysis. COUNTER data can also be combined with other datasets such as Institutional KBART data and Integrated Library System data. But if you are confused by VLOOKUP and SUMIFS and you are not sure how to filter and pivot tables, help is on hand!   Kornelia Junge, […]


Webinar: All about Journal Reports

If you missed our webinar about journal reports, you can catch up by listening to the recording. You can also download the slides we used in this webinar. The webinar participants asked some very useful questions, and these are shared below together with our responses. Q: What is the difference between Item_Requests and Item_Investigations? A:There […]


Interview with Paul Meehan from JUSP: Top tips for COUNTER Compliance

About JUSP Paul Meehan is an integral part of the Journal Usage Statistics Portal (JUSP) team. He is responsible for all areas of the service, including data processing, database administration, web development, support and training. He is working at the ‘coal face’ of COUNTER usage data. So, we were delighted when he agreed to be […]


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