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Summer & Fall 2015, v.27, no.2-3

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Article Title: A Brief History of COUNTER and SUSHI: The Evolution of Interdependent Standards
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Author(s): Oliver Pesch
Citation: Pesch, Oliver. A Brief History of COUNTER and SUSHI: The Evolution of Interdependent Standards. Information Standards Quarterly, Summer & Fall 2015, 27(2-3): pp. 5-11.
Abstract: Oliver Pesch, Chief Product Strategist, EBSCO Information Services, offers a history and timeline for the evolution of the COUNTER Code of Practice and the supporting Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting (SUSHI) standard. This overview begins with the 2002 start of the work and closes with a look ahead to a 2017 COUNTER update.
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NISO. Continuous Maintenance Procedures Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) Protocol (ANSI/NISO Z39.93).

NISO. Nov. 15, 2005 Press Release: NISO Initiative to Standardize Online Usage Statistics Harvesting.

NISO SUSHI Standing Committee. August 2012. COUNTER SUSHI Implementation Profile.

NISO SUSHI Standing Committee. July 2016. SUSHI-Lite: Deploying SUSHI as a lightweight protocol for exchanging usage via web services.

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