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Vision: Consistent, credible, and comparable usage data


Mission: COUNTER exists to develop and maintain the standard for counting and reporting the use of electronic resources. It will ensure that content providers can implement the code of practice efficiently and that their library customers and users will receive relevant usage reports in the format they need.


Core Values:





Strategic Themes

Understanding our audiences

Facilitating the exchange of ideas on the development of usage metrics and open standards for harvesting usage statistics

Facilitating community support and the sharing of best practice

The Code of Practice


Innovation and development


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