Counter 4 Usage

 

ProQuest Platform offers Counter 4 Usage Reports

 
 

The ProQuest platform now has COUNTER 4 reports available within the ProQuest Administrator Module. COUNTER 4 usage reports will be available beginning October 1, 2013 going forward. For usage prior to October 1, 2013 you will need to run COUNTER 3 reports.

Here is a summary of the modifications to the current reports and descriptions of the new ones in line with the COUNTER 4 Code of Practice.

Modifications to current reports

  • Database Report 1
    • What’s changed – Session reporting has been removed, and two new metrics have been added; Result Click and Record View.
  • Journal Report 1
    • What’s changed – Multimedia and Book Report content no longer appear in this report
  • Journal Report 1A
    • What’s changed - Multimedia and Book Report content no longer appear in this report
  • Journal Report 2
    • What’s changed – This report now includes ‘access denied: content item not licensed’, in addition to the ‘Turnaways’ (access denied: simultaneous/concurrent user license limit exceeded) covered in earlier Releases. Multimedia and Book Report content will no longer appear in this report.
  • Journal Report 5
    • What’s changed - Publication year coverage has been expanded to include columns for each year through the year 2000. Also, Multimedia and Book Report content will no longer appear in this report.
New Reports
  • Book Report 1
    • This shows the number of full-text accesses of entire books, by month and by title. Note, this report only includes usage data for books on the ProQuest search interface. ebrary and EBL usage is not included here.
  • Book Report 2
    • This report shows the number of full-text accesses of book sections, by month and by title.Note, this report only includes usage data for books on the ProQuest search interface. ebrary and EBL usage is not included here.
  • Book Report 4
    • This report shows the number of times users are denied access to books, broken down by month, title and category of denial.Note, this report only includes usage data for books on the ProQuest search interface. ebrary and EBL usage is not included here.
  • Database Report 2
    • This report provides the number of times users are denied access to full-text journal articles, broken down by month, journal, and category of denial
  • Multimedia Report 1
    • This report shows the number of accesses to full multimedia content (audio, video, image), broken down by month and collection. Note, supplemental files from ProQuest Dissertation & Theses will not be included in this report.
  • Platform Report 1 (formerly Database Report 3)
    • This is replacing the COUNTER 3 Database Report 3. This report provides data on the Total Searches, Result Clicks and Record Views by Month and Platform