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Interview mit Irene Barbers zu Release 5 des COUNTER Code of Practice

Wie ist Ihr Hintergrund als Mitglied der Entwicklungsgruppe? Als Leiterin des Fachbereichs Literaturerwerbung in der Zentralbibliothek des Forschungszentrums Jülich bin ich für die Weiterentwicklung unseres ERM-Systems sowie für die Implementierung der Nutzungsstatistiken verantwortlich. Seit Anfang 2015 bin ich Mitglied im COUNTER Executive Committee. Mit Beginn der Entwicklung von Release 5 habe ich die Möglichkeit, in […]


Release 5: changes from Draft 1 to Draft 2 of the COUNTER

Engagement with our consultation process, has helped us to improve and refine the draft COUNTER Code of Practice Release 5.


Our survey about COUNTER Release 5 Code of Practice

Thanks to all of you that took  time to complete our survey about the COUNTER Draft Code of Practice Release 5. We have had a good response to the survey, 74.73% responses were from libraries, 6.59% from publisher and vendors and the remaining other respondents were primarily library consortia. What you told us: 70.33% of […]


Friendly Guides for libraries – Chinese editions now available!

These guides are to assist libraries in getting the most out of their COUNTER usage reports. They have been written for COUNTER by Mitchell Dunkley, a Principal Information Assistant for De Montfort University (DMU) Library & Learning Services. COUNTER is grateful to The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) whose sponsorship enabled the translation.


COUNTER Release 5 Code of Practice

The PowerPoint slides from our Webinar on 23rd March are available: COUNTER Release 5 Draft Code of Practice. The slides explain: Why COUNTER Release 5 The Reports Simplified Metric Types and Related Attributes Updated Report Formats New “Expanded Reports” Relating Release 5 metrics to Release 4 equivalents Consortia Support Continuous Maintenance   We look forward to […]


COUNTER Annual General Meeting

Members are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting. The meeting will take place in Room 5 of the Queen’s Suite, Harrogate International Centre (HIC), King’s Road, Harrogate, HG1 5LA, UK, from 5:15 to 6.30 pm on Monday 10 April. We realize that the UK location is inconvenient for many of our members, so this […]


Release 5 questions and answers

We are delighted to be talking to so many of you about Release 5. Some of the questions we have received from publishers and our answers are below: Freely available abstracts Question: A database publisher makes some abstracts are freely available on Google, to promote usage because authorised users don’t necessarily find them when they search through […]


An Introduction to Release 5 Draft Code of Practice

An introduction to COUNTER Release 5 Code of Practice


COUNTER Release 5 Draft Code of Practice: Consultation

Release 5 Code of Practice Consultation


COUNTER releases the Report Validation Tool

The free tool that will check COUNTER usage reports and SUSHI


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