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