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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.

Speakers
avatar for Lorraine Estelle

Lorraine Estelle

Project Director, 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... Read More →
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Anne Osterman

Director, VIVA
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... Read More →
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Oliver Pesch

Chief Strategist, EBSCO
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... Read More →



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