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    Managing COUNTER-Compliant Usage Data

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    Alma can collect and report on electronic resource usage statistics information supplied by content providers in COUNTER format. With access to these reports, librarians have more options for analyzing and understanding usage within their institutions. COUNTER reports may be presented in a variety of formats in Alma Analytics, as well as in specific cases in the Alma user interface.
    COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources) compliant usage statistics is explained here: https://www.projectcounter.org/.
    Many vendors can provide COUNTER statistics for your institution's users' usage. In some cases, you receive this information in a file and upload the information to Alma manually. In some cases your vendor supports the SUSHI protocol (Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative), which allows Alma to automatically retrieve (harvest) and upload the data automatically. For more information about SUSHI, see http://www.niso.org/workrooms/sushi/.

    COUNTER Report Types

    COUNTER usage data is provided in many different prepackaged types (reports). Alma supports the following types (as of May 2017), depending on the COUNTER release version and method of entering the data. In the description, platform refers to the vendor interface.
    Supported COUNTER Report Types
    Report Type Description COUNTER Release Manual Upload (xlsx, xls, csv, txt, tsv formats) SUSHI Harvest or Manual Upload (xml format)
    BR1 Book Report: Successful Title Requests by Month and Title R4 Y Y
    BR2 Book Report: Successful Section Requests by Month and Title R4 Y Y
    BR3 Book Report: Access Denied to Content Items by Month, Title, and Category R4 Y Y
    BR4 Book Report: Access Denied to Content Items by Month, Platform, and Category R4 Y Planned
    BR5 Book Report: Total searches by Month and Title R4 Y Planned
    CR1 Consortial Report R4 Planned Planned
    DB1 Database Report: Searches, Result Clicks, and Record Views by Month and Platform R3 Y Y
    DB1 Database Report: Searches, Result Clicks, and Record Views by Month and Platform R4 Y Y
    DB2 Database Report: Access Denied by Month, Database, and Category R4 New for March! Y Planned
    JR1 Journal Report: Successful Full-Text Article Requests by Month and Journal R3/R4 Y Y
    JR1 GOA Journal Report: Successful Gold Open Access Full-Text Article Requests by Month and Journal R4 Y Y
    JR1a Journal Report: Successful Full-Time Article Requests from an Archive by Month and Journal R3/R4 Y Y
    JR2 Journal Report: Access Denied to Full-Text Articles by Month, Journal, and Category R4 New for March! Y Planned
    JR5 Journal Report: Successful Full-Text Article Requests by Year-of-Publication (YOP) and Journal R4 Y Y
    MR1 Multimedia Report: Successful Full Multimedia Content Unit Requests by Month and Collection R4 Y Planned
    PR1 Total searches, result clicks, and record views by Month and Platform (previously DB3) R4 Y Y

    User Roles Summary

    Users with the following roles can perform tasks related to COUNTER compliant user statistics:
    • Acquisitions Administrator - Configure COUNTER subscribers and activate, deactivate, or manually run the automatic harvesting job.
    • Vendor Manager - View usage data related to a particular vendor, manually harvest data for the vendor, manually upload data for the vendor, and manage any uploaded data files.
    • Usage Data Operator - Manually upload or delete data for any vendor, manage the uploaded data files, and view missing COUNTER data.
    • General System Administrator - Activate, deactivate, schedule, or monitor the automatic harvesting job, view the job's history, report, and events, and configure email notifications for the job.

    Configuring COUNTER Subscribers

    To configure COUNTER subscribers, you must have the following role:
    • Acquisitions Administrator
    In nearly all cases, an institution has one subscriber which is the name of the institution. In these cases, there is no need to coordinate anything with the vendor regarding your institution's subscriber name.
    In rare cases, an institution has multiple subscribers. This is used as an additional means of filtering data in Alma Analytics. To effectively use multiple subscribers, your institution must coordinate with the COUNTER vendors to send separate reports for each campus, according to the IP address ranges of the campus that accessed each electronic resource. In these cases, your institution adds multiple subscribers to Alma and uploads each report using the relevant subscriber.
    Alma requires you to define at least one subscriber. This documentation assumes that you define only one subscriber.
    When you manually upload a data file, the file is considered new data if several key fields are different (vendor, dates, etc), including subscriber. Uploading the same data file a second time overwrites the data from the first upload. If you change the subscriber in the data to a different, valid subscriber, the data is uploaded as new data.
    You configure subscribers on the Subscribers code table (Acquisitions > Acquisitions Configuration > Configuration Menu > Acquisitions > General > Subscribers). For more information about code tables, see Code TablesCode Tables.
    Subscribers Code Table
    As noted above, you must configure at least one subscriber.

    Managing SUSHI Accounts

    To configure SUSHI accounts, you must have the following role:
    • Vendor Manager
    SUSHI accounts enable Alma to automatically retrieve COUNTER reports from vendors. You create a SUSHI account for each vendor and for each report type; a single vendor may require multiple SUSHI accounts, one for each report type.
    You do not have to create a SUSHI account to retrieve COUNTER data from a a vendor. Whether or not you configure a SUSHI account for a vendor, a vendor can provide you COUNTER data by some other means for you to upload manually to Alma.
    You manage SUSHI accounts on the Usage Data tab of the Vendor Details page (Acquisitions > Acquisitions Infrastructure > Vendors, select Actions > Edit in the row actions list for the vendor and select the Usage Data tab).
    Vendor Details - Usage Data Tab
    To add a SUSHI account:
    While the procedure below indicates that you should add the account for a vendor on the Usage Data tab of that vendor, in fact you can add an account for any vendor on the Usage Data tab of any vendor. The vendor that is contacted by the SUSHI job is determined solely by the URL and other information you add when configuring the account, not the tab on which you enter the information. Nevertheless, Ex Libris recommends that you add the account for each vendor on the Usage Data tab of that vendor, for organizational purposes.
    For vendors that are actually subscription agents for other vendors (access providers or publications), each report type from each access provider or publication requires an additional SUSHI account for each access provider or publication; multiple reports from the same vendor require multiple SUSHI accounts.
    1. Ensure that a subscriber was defined for your institution. See Configuring COUNTER Subscribers.
    2. On the Usage Data tab, if the vendor is not yet noted as SUSHI-enabled, select SUSHI Vendor. The Add button and an area of the page to list this vendor's SUSHI accounts appears.
    3. Click Add. The SUSHI Account Details page appears.
      SUSHI Account Details Page
    4. Enter the vendor name in SUSHI Account.
      After you enter three letters in this field, a drop-down list of SUSHI-certified vendors appears (this list is predefined by Ex Libris; see SUSHI-Certified Vendors). If you select any of the vendors from this list, Vendor URL is prefilled with the correct URL for the vendor (other information may also be prefilled). However, you do not have to select a predefined certified vendor; you can enter any value you like.
    5. Enter the URL in Vendor URL and select a subscriber in Subscriber.
    6. Enter the required credentials in the Request Details area. Some information may already be prefilled; your vendor will supply you with the required information for this area. For information on special cases, see SUSHI-Certified Vendors, below.
    7. Select the Report Type.
    8. To test the connection, click Test Connection. If there is an error, an error message appears at the top of the page. In this case, you may want to click Test Connection with Response to view a Zip file containing both the SUSHI request and response packages (in XML) sent to/from the vendor. These packages may help you debug the connection.
    9. Click Contribute to contribute a SUSHI account to the Community Zone.
    10. When you are done, click Save. The account is saved and appears in the Usage Data tab.
    You can delete the account by selecting Actions > Delete in the account row on the Usage Data tab.
    On the Search Vendors page (Acquisitions > Acquisitions Infrastructure > Vendors), you can filter the table to display only SUSHI-enabled vendors by selecting SUSHI Vendor in the Vendor Type filter. Note that a vendor may be SUSHI-enabled even if it does not have a SUSHI account.
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    Search Vendors Page

    SUSHI-Certified Vendors

    SUSHI-Certified Vendors
    Vendor Special Instructions Supported SUSHI Harvesting Report Types
    AACCI (American Association of Cereal Chemists International)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    AAIDD (American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilites)  
    • JR1 - R4
    Access Medicine (Silverchair)    
    Accessible Archives    
    ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    ACS (American Chemical Society)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    ACSESS Digital Library (American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America (ASA, CSSA & SSSA))  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    Adam Matthew Publications  
    • DB1 - R4
    • MR1 - R4
    AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    AIP (American Institute of Physics)    
    Alexander Street Press  
    • DB1 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    • MR1 - R4
    Allen Press Pinnacle  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    AMA (American Medical Association) (Silverchair)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    American College of Chest Physicians    
    American College of Physicians (Silverchair)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    American Economic Association  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    American Fisheries    
    American Geophysical Union R3    
    American Geophysical Union R4    
    AMS (American Mathematical Society) Books and Journal Stats
    Use the URL: http://<username>:<password>@www.ams.org/SushiService/BookAndJournalStats
    Note that colon : between the username and password in the above URL. Usernames typically have an asterisk, for example ABC*DEF. Enter the username in the User Name and Customer ID fields. Enter the password in the Password and Requester ID fields.
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • BR4 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    AMS (American Mathematical Society) Math and Science Stats
    Use the URL: http://<username>:<password>@www.ams.org/SushiService/MathSciNetStats
    Note that colon : between the username and password in the above URL. Usernames typically have an asterisk, for example ABC*DEF. Enter the username in the User Name and Customer ID fields. Enter the password in the Password and Requester ID fields.
    • DB1 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    American Mental Health Counselors Association    
    American Meteorological Society    
    American Osteopathic Association (Silverchair)    
    American Public Health Association    
    American Roentgen Ray Society    

    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (Silverchair)

       
    American Veterinary Medical Association  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Ammons Scientific    
    AMSUS (The Society of Federal Health Professionals)    
    Annals of Internal Medicine (Silverchair)    
    Annual Reviews  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    APA PsycNET R4    
    APS (American Physical Society)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    APS (American Physiological Society)  
    • PR1 - R4
    APS (American Phytopathological Society)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    ASA (American Statistical Association)    
    ASA platform – all publishers R4    
    ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)    
    ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) (Silverchair)    
    ASM (American Society for Microbiology)    
    ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) (Silverchair) Enter the admin password in the Requester Email field instead of the requester's email.
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    ATS (American Thoracic Society)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Berghahn Journals  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    BioMed Central  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    BioOne  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Brepols  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Brill Online Books and Journals  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • BR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    BRITANICA Not yet available.  
    British Institute of Radiology  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    CAB Journals & eBooks  
    • JR1 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Caliber    
    Cambridge University Press  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Canadian Science Publishing    
    Canadian Science Publishing - Agricultural Institute of Canada    
    CFA Publications    
    Compendex Engineering Village Enter <username>/<password> as the Requester ID. For example, if your username is orange and your password is apple, enter orange/apple for Requester ID, orange for User Name, and apple for Password.  
    Corrosion (The Journal of Science & Engineering)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    CRCnetBase  
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Credo Reference    
    CSIRO Journals  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    CSJ (Chemical Society of Japan)    
    DeGruyter Online  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • DB2 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Duncker & Humblot    
    EBSCO Host  
    • JR1 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • DB2 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Ecological Society of America    
    Edinburgh University Press  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    EDP Sciences (Astronomy and Astrophysics)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    Edward Elgar Publishing  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Elsevier Enter SUSHI-ALMA for Requester ID. If you previously used UStat, this ID is different from the one your institution used in UStat, which was SUSHI-Exlibris. Ex Libris changed the ID for all existing customers for the May, 2017 release. For institutions currently setting up Alma SUSHI accounts while still working in UStat (customers still implementing Alma), contact Elsevier customer support to ensure that your SUSHI-ALMA account is active. For these customers, Test Connection does not work for Elsevier, because Elsevier supports only one active account per institution and the UStat account is still active.  
    Emerald Insight  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    EMS (European Mathematical Society)  
    • JR1 - R3
    Endocrine Society Journals    
    eTG (Therapeutics Guidelines) MPS Insight  
    • DB1 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Families in Society    
    Future Medicine    
    Future Science    
    GALE Not yet available.  
    GeoScienceWorld    
    Guilford Press  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Hanser    
    Harvard Educational Publishing    
    Health Affairs    
    HighWire Press  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    Hogrefe    
    Human Kinetics    
    ICE Virtual Library  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Idunn    
    IEEE Xplore  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    IGI Global  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    IMF (International Monetary Fund)  
    • DB1 - R4
    • DB2 - R4
    Inderscience  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Informa Healthcare    
    Informit  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • MR1 - R4
    Informs  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Ingentaconnect  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Institution of Civil Engineers    
    IOP (Institute of Physics)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    IOS Press (formerly MetaPress)  
    • JR1 - R4
    Irish Newspaper Archives    
    John Benjamins    
    Journal of Clinical Psychiatry  
    • JR1 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    Journal of Coastal research    
    Journal of Graduate Medical Education  
    • JR1 - R4
    Journal of Marketing Research    
    Journal of Neurosurgery  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Journal of Oral Implantology    
    Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy    
    Journal of Parasitology    
    Journal of Periodontology Online  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Journal of the Physical Society of Japan  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    JSTOR  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • DB2 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    JUSP (Journal Usage Statistics Portal)    
    Karger  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    Kluwer Law International  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Liverpool University Press  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    MAG Online Library (Mark Allen Group)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Maney    
    Mary Ann Liebert, Inc  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    McGraw-Hill (Silverchair)    
    Microbiology Society  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    Military Medicine    
    MIT Press  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    MLA (Modern Language Association)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Morgan and Claypool Publishers    
    Multi-Sciences Publishing    
    Nature.com  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    NEJM (New England Journal of Medicine)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Newsbank    
    NRC Press  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    OECD library  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Oldenbourg    
    OSA InfoBase (Optics InfoBase)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • DB2 - R4
    OvidSP  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • BR4 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Oxford Academic  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    Oxford Journals  
    • BR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Oxford ORO, OSO, OED, etc.  
    • BR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Palgrave Journals Stats  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    Physicians Postgraduate Press R3    
    Practical Action Publishing    
    Professional School Counseling  
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    Project Euclid  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Project MUSE Not yet available.  
    ProQuest Enter <username>/<password> as the Requester ID. For example, if your username is orange and your password is apple, enter orange/apple for Requester ID, orange for User Name, and apple for Password.
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • DB2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    ProQuest Ebook Central The Requestor ID and Customer ID must be generated in the ProQuest ebook admin (LibCentral, in the Settings—System menu). You also need to include your Requestor Email in your SUSHI settings, which is the same email that is used for your admin account.
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • BR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Psychiatry Online  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Radiation Research    
    Radiological Society of North America    
    Royal College of Surgeons of England    
    Royal Society of Chemistry  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • DB2 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    RSNA Journals ('Radiographics' and 'Radiology')  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Sage Journals  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    SAGE Knowledge  
    • BR3 - R4
    • BR4 - R4
    • BR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Scholarly iQ    
    Scholars Portal (OCUL)    
    ScienceDirect & Scopus  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    ScienceSocieties R4    
    Scitation Reports (AIP,APS etc)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    SFAA (Society for Applied Anthropology)    
    SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    SEG (Society of Exploration Geophysicists)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    SPIE (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers) (Scholarly IQ)  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    SPIE (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers) (Silverchair)    
    Springer Protocols  
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    SpringerLink Journals  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    Taylor & Francis Ebooks  
    • BR1 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    Taylor & Francis Journal Online  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • DB2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    The Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Journal    
    Thieme Planta Medica    
    Transportation Research Board    
    University of Chicago Press  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    University of Texas Press    
    University of Toronto Press  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1 GOA - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization)    
    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht    
    Wageningen Academic Publishers    
    Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)    
    Wiley Online Library  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • JR2 - R4
    • JR5 - R4
    • DB1 - R4
    • BR2 - R4
    • BR3 - R4
    • BR5 - R4
    • PR1 - R4
    World Bank    
    World Scientific  
    • JR1 - R4
    • JR1a - R4
    • PR1 - R4

    Managing SUSHI Harvesting

    To manage the SUSHI harvesting job, you must have one of the following roles (see below for details):
    • Acquisitions Administrator
    • Vendor Manager
    • General System Administrator
    By default, the SUSHI harvesting job harvests all COUNTER data from all active SUSHI accounts. The job runs some time between Friday evening and Saturday morning, depending on your time zone.
    The actions you can perform depend on your role.
    • As an Acquisitions Administrator, you can activate, deactivate, or schedule this job, or run it manually.
    • As a Vendor Manager, you can run the job manually for a single vendor account and view a history of how often this was performed.
    • As a General System Administrator, you can activate, deactivate, schedule, or monitor the job, view a job's history, report, and events, and configure email notifications for the job on the Monitor Jobs page. For more information, see Viewing Scheduled Jobs. Viewing Running Jobs, Viewing Completed Jobs.
      PR1 reports should have the following data in cells 1B and 1C:
      • Cell 1B - Total Searches, Result Clicks and Record Views by Month and Platform
      • Cell 1C - empty
      In some cases, vendors have sent PR1 reports with the following (incorrect) data in cells 1B and 1C:
      • Cell 1B - Total Searches
      • Cell 1C - Result Clicks and Record Views by Month and Platform
      The SUSHI harvesting job reports an error in this case. If you see an error is the job report, check the report sent from the vendor. In the above case, correct the data and then manually upload the report; see Manually Uploading and Deleting COUNTER Data.
    To manage the SUSHI Harvesting job as an Acquisitions Administrator or General System Administrator:
    On the Acquisitions Jobs Configuration Page (Acquisitions > Acquisitions Configuration > Configuration Menu > Acquisitions > General > Acquisition Jobs Configuration), perform one of the following actions in the SUSHI Harvesting Job area:
    Acquisition Jobs Configuration
    • To deactivate the SUSHI harvesting job, select Inactive or select Not scheduled for SUSHI harvesting job schedule.
    • To activate the SUSHI harvesting job, select Active and select a valid scheduling option in SUSHI harvesting job (currently the only valid option is Every Saturday at 03:00).
    • To run the job immediately, click Run Now.
    To manage the SUSHI Harvesting job as a Vendor Manager:
    On the Usage Data tab of the Vendor Details page (Acquisitions > Acquisitions Infrastructure > Vendors, select Actions > Edit in the row actions list for the vendor and select the Usage Data tab), perform one of the following actions:
    • To run the job immediately for a vendor account, select Actions > Harvest Now in the row actions list and click Confirm in the confirmation dialog box.
    • To manage reports received from the vendor, select View, Download, or Delete from the Actions menu in the report rowrow actions list.
    • To view a history of these account-specific job runs, select Actions > View History in the row actions list. The SUSHI Harvest History page appears.
      SUSHI Harvest History
      Click File Details in the row actions list to see the report or response from the vendor. You can download the file by clicking Download. You can download the file even if it was deleted (on the Usage Data tab of the Vendor Details page or the Uploaded Files tab of the Usage Data Loader page).
      SUSHI File Details

    Manually Uploading and Deleting COUNTER Data

    To manually upload COUNTER data or manage this data after it was uploaded, you must have one of the following roles (see below for details):
    • Usage Data Operator
    • Vendor Manager
    A vendor can send you COUNTER data to upload manually to Alma. The data that you upload must be in one of the following formats: xlsx, xls, csv, txt, or tsv. For some report types, you can also manually upload data in xml format (see COUNTER Report Types).
    A Usage Data Operator can upload data for any vendor and manage all uploads on the Uploaded Files tab of the Usage Data Loader page (Acquisitions > Import > Load Usage Data).
    Usage Data Loader, Uploaded Files Tab
    A Vendor Manager can upload data and manage uploads for a single vendor at a time on the Usage Data tab of the Vendor Details page (Acquisitions > Acquisitions Infrastructure > Vendors, select Actions > Edit in the row actions list for the vendor and select the Usage Data tab).
    Before uploading, Alma checks whether overlapping data exists in the database, according to a unique combination of owner code, subscriber, platform, publisher, measure type, and date (the owner code in Alma is built out of the customer ID and the institution ID). If data is considered duplicate, the following notification message is displayed, Continue with the upload will delete the old data - Are you sure you want to continue? If you continue, the old data is overwritten by the new data.
    After uploading the data, the operator/manager can perform the following actions:
    • View information about the file and the imported data (select Actions > View).
    • Download the file (select Actions > Download).
    • Delete the file and its imported data (select Actions > Delete).
    A Usage Data Operator can also delete data according to its file ID on the Delete Usage Data page (Acquisitions > Import > Delete Usage Data). This is helpful when usage data was migrated to Alma and appears (with its file ID) in Analytics.
    Delete Usage Data Page
    To manually upload COUNTER data:
    See the note about errors in PR1 reports from some vendors in Managing SUSHI Harvesting. If you see this error in a PR1 report, manually correct the report before uploading it.
    1. On the Uploaded Files tab of the Usage Data Loader page (as a Usage Data Operator), or on the Usage Data tab of the Vendor Details page (as a Vendor Manager), enter the following information into the Quick Add areaclick Upload File and enter the following.
      • Vendor (Usage Data Loader page, only) - The vendor associated with the uploaded data. Note that the vendor does not have to be a SUSHI vendor.
      • Upload File - Browse for the file to upload.
      • Subscriber - Select the subscriber.
    2. Click Upload File. The file is uploaded and the data imported into Alma. Information about the file, including its status, appears in the table.
    To manually delete COUNTER data according to its file ID:
    On the Delete Usage Data page, enter the file ID and click Delete File and click Confirm in the confirmation dialog box.
    A Delete Usage Data job runs. See Viewing Completed Jobs for information on monitoring the job and viewing the report.

    Viewing Missing COUNTER Data

    To view missing COUNTER data you must have the following role:
    • Usage Data Operator
    You can view missing COUNTER data by subscriber, platform (vendor interface), report type and measurement, and month on the Missing Data tab of the Usage Data Loader page (Acquisitions > Import > Load Usage Data; select the Missing Data tab). Contact your vendor for any missing information.
    Usage Data Loader, Missing Data Tab
    Select a year or report type and measurement using the filter drop-down lists (Year or Measured By, respectively). Any year for which you have at least some COUNTER data appears in the Year filter.
    The columns on this page include:
    • Subscriber
    • Platform
    • Measured By - Report type and measurement. If you do not select anything in the Measured By filter, all report types and measurements appear.
    • Jan .. Dec - Only the months of the year selected in the Year filter appear. A green checkmark indicates that there is data, a red exclamation point indicates missing data.