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Release 5 what’s new?

Draft 1 of the Code of Practice Release 5

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.

Draft 2 of the Code of Practice Release 5

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 Release 5 Now Available Online:

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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.

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You may also like to join our Release 5 what’s new? short webinar session.
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15 June 2017 at 15:00:00 BST, 10:00:00 EDT, 16:00:00 CEST

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