Bloomsbury Digital Resources platforms provide usage statistics to customers in accordance with the COUNTER Code of Practice.
Subscribing institutions can also use our SUSHI service for automated retrieval of COUNTER 5 usage statistics. Please contact us to request your credentials and information on using this service.
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.
The COUNTER Code of Practice includes an appendix: Changes from Previous Releases which shows how the reports have changed and which reports have been eliminated.
Yes, subscribing institutions can use our SUSHI service for automated retrieval of COUNTER 5 usage statistics. Please contact us to request your credentials and information on using this service.
As these four sites are now part of the main Bloomsbury Visual Arts hub they no longer have their own URL/domain for COUNTER purposes. Each collection will instead be a database within Bloomsbury Visual Arts on the COUNTER 5 Database reports.
All COUNTER usage for these collections will come via the Bloomsbury Visual Arts COUNTER API key and any COUNTER 5 usage prior to the migration in March 2023 (November 2023 for the Bloomsbury Architecture Library) will be available under a separate collection entry.
For COUNTER 5, the following reports are available: