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About the Release 5 Draft Code of Practice


Draft 1 of the Code of Practice

The feedback we received from vendors and libraries in response to Draft 1 has helped us to improve and refine the draft Release 5 Code of Practice.

Our revisions to should not only help content providers implement the new release, but also help users of the reports to collect and analyse the information they need more easily.


Draft 2 of the Code of Practice

Draft 2 is now available for review and we welcome further feedback by the end of May.

You may also find useful our summary of the changes from Draft 1 to Draft 2 and our latest presentation COUNTER R5 What’s New.

Please send your feedback by email to:


Upcoming Events


You may also like to participate in our Release 5 what’s new? short webinar sessions.
Please register here:


15 June 2017 at 15:00:00 BST, 10:00:00 EDT, 16:00:00 CEST



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