Bloomsbury Digital Resources platforms provide usage statistics to customers in accordance with the COUNTER Code of Practice.
COUNTER 5 reports are available to subscribing institutions via our Administrator Portal (username and password required). If you need a username and password please contact us.
We also offer separate usage reporting for the Cite Them Right Tutorial, which shows individual students' progress and assessment grades, as well as general usage data for your institution such as number of visits and average time spent. This data is available to admin users from the tutorial administration dashboard.
FAQ on COUNTER 5 reporting
Why are Bloomsbury usage statistics on 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.
Where I can find more information about the COUNTER Release 5 usage reports?
COUNTER has produced The Friendly Guide to Release 5 for Librarians and COUNTER Foundations Classes. You can also read Release 5 of the Code of Practice in full on the COUNTER website.
Where I can access my COUNTER reports?
COUNTER 5 reports are available to subscribing institutions via our Administrator Portal (username and password required). If you need an username and password please contact us.
Which COUNTER reports are available?
For COUNTER 5, the following reports are recommended for Cite Them Right:
- IR: Item Master Report
- IR_M1: Multimedia Item Requests
- PR: Platform Master report
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