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Thursday, November 3 • 11:35am - 12:15pm
COUNTER Release 5: Consistency, Clarity, Simplification and Continuous Maintainence

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COUNTER published its first Code of Practice in 2003 and has since been improving this international standard to meet the evolving needs of its library, publisher and vendor membership. Work is now underway on Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice with a promise that it will provide improved reporting on usage of scholarly information in an ever-changing discovery and access environment.  The themes of Release 5 are consistency, clarity, simplification, flexibility and continuous maintenance. This presentation addresses how Release 5 aims to address current challenges to ensure that all publishers and content providers are able to achieve compliance.

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Lorraine Estelle

Director, Project COUNTER
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... Read More →
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Anne Osterman

VIVA Director, VIVA - The Virtual Library of Virginia
Anne Osterman is a librarian with over ten years of experience in academic libraries. She has worked in a variety of roles, including research data services, reference and instruction, acquisitions, and the licensing of electronic resources. She is currently Director of the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA), the consortium of nonprofit academic libraries within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Anne holds a Master's degree in Library Science from... Read More →
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Oliver Pesch

Chief Product Strategist, EBSCO Information Services
Oliver Pesch works as chief product strategist for EBSCO Information Services where he helps set direction for EBSCO's e-resource services and products, including EBSCO Usage Consolidation and EBSCONET Analytics. Oliver is a strong supporter of standards and is very involved in the development of standards related to usage. He is currently co-chair of the NISO SUSHI Standing Committee; he is member of the Executive Committee for Project COUNTER... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2016 11:35am - 12:15pm
Colonial Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403