TITLE

Counting on COUNTER

AUTHOR(S)
Welker, Josh
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Computers in Libraries;Nov2012, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the difficulties experienced by libraries in dealing with usage statistics amidst the availability of the Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources (COUNTER) and the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) protocol. It elaborates on the survey that explored how libraries collect and use statistics revealing vendors' misinterpretation of it. The author cites that libraries are most concerned about cost per use. INSET: Summary of the Recommendations What Can We Do to Get Better Usage.
ACCESSION #
83741148

 

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