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Attributes, Elements, and Other (Slightly) Techy Things

Standards like COUNTER are inherently technical. For those who would rather not read the whole Code of Practice, these guides offer a simple introduction to attributes like Data Types (what the content is) and Access Types (whether it’s OA), which types of publisher website should be delivering each COUNTER Report, and how those reports might be customised.


Translated Guides

Translations of the Friendly Guide to COUNTER Attributes, Elements and Other (Slightly) Techy Things are also available, thanks to the generosity of members of the COUNTER community who provided funds and time to help us produce them.

  • Chinese translations were sponsored by SpringerNature
  • French translations were produced by the Couperin Consortium and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network
  • German translations were sponsored by Thieme
  • Japanese translations were produced by Yuimi Hlasten at Denison College
  • Spanish translations were sponsored by Gale

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