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Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) Protocol (ANSI/NISO Z39.93-2013)

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Implementation Profile
2nd edition (NISO RP-14-2014)

 

WHAT IT IS ...

  • An ANSI/NISO Standard
  • Defines automated request and response model for harvesting e-resource usage data
  • Designed to work with COUNTER, the most frequently retrieved usage reports

WHY YOU SHOULD USE IT …

  • It replaces the time-consuming user-mediated collection of usage data reports
  • The protocol is generalized and extensible, meaning it can be used to retrieve a variety of usage reports