Bloomsbury Digital Resources platforms provides usage statistics to customers in accordance with the
COUNTER 4 and COUNTER 5 reports are available to subscribing institutions via our (username and password required). If you need a username and password please .
Subscribing institutions can also use our SUSHI service for automated retrieval of COUNTER 4 and COUNTER 5 usage statistics. Pleaseto request your credentials and information on using this service.
FAQ on COUNTER 5 reporting
Why are Bloomsbury usage statistics changing to COUNTER 5?
The COUNTER Code of Practice is the industry-standard format for usage reporting of electronic resources. Bloomsbury products are COUNTER-compliant. Release 5 is the current Code of Practice and the requirement for COUNTER compliance.
COUNTER has producedand . You can also read in full on the COUNTER website.
What is the difference between COUNTER 5 reports and COUNTER 4 reports?
The COUNTER Code of Practice includes an appendix: which shows how the reports have changed and which reports have been eliminated.
Can I still access COUNTER 4 reports?
In addition to COUNTER 5 reports, Bloomsbury will continue to provide COUNTER 4 reports until December 2022.
Where I can access my COUNTER reports?
COUNTER 4 and COUNTER 5 reports are available to subscribing institutions via our (username and password required). If you need an username and password please .
Can I use SUSHI?
Yes, subscribing institutions can use our SUSHI service for automated retrieval of COUNTER 4 and COUNTER 5 usage statistics. Please to request your credentials and information on using this service.
For COUNTER 5, the following reports are available:
Platform Master report - PR
Platform Usage – PR_P1
Title Master Report- TR
Book Requests (excluding "OA_Gold") - TR_B1
Book Access Denied - TR_B2
Book Usage by Access Type - TR_B3
COUNTER 5 reports collect data from 11th March 2020.
For COUNTER 4, the following reports are available:
Platform Report 1: Total Searches, Result Clicks and Record Views by Month and Platform - PR1
Book Report 2: Number of Successful Section** Requests by Month and Title - BR2
Book Report 3: Access Denied to Content Items by Month, Title and Category - BR3
COUNTER 4 reports will continue to collect data without interruption until December 2022.
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