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
Note on COUNTER R5
COUNTER R5 is RESTful and returns JSON responses so there is no XML and thus no XSD.
Please refer to COUNTER R5 CoP, Section 8, which also references the Swagger documentation at https://app.swaggerhub.com/apis/COUNTER
Note: many providers will offer their own Swagger or other API documentation to describe their specific support for COUNTER R5 SUSHI.