NASIG‘s Continuing Education Committee is pleased to present the following webinar:
An Introduction to COUNTER Usage Reports for Librarians
Date: October 20, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm (ET)
Length: 1 hour
Registration deadline: October 19, 2016
This webinar will be recorded and made available to registrants after the webinar is completed.
NASIG members: $35
NASIG non-member: $50
Group registration: $95
(NASIG members should login for member rate)
This webinar will explain what COUNTER is and why COUNTER reports are an important tool in decision making. We will explain how to get the reports and provide an overview of the key report types. The session will also show how some libraries are analysing COUNTER data. Finally, we will provide links to further help and support.
Lorraine Estelle is the COUNTER Project Director. Launched in March 2002, COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources) is an international initiative serving librarians, publishers and intermediaries by setting standards that facilitate the recording and reporting of online usage statistics in a consistent, credible and compatible way.
Lorraine is experienced in the information industry with a background in libraries, consortia, shared services, vendors and publishers. She has managed and conducted a wide range of projects, with a particular interest in new business models for electronic information resources and has directed the development of a number of UK national shared services including Jisc Collections and the Journals Usage Statistics Portal.