ProQuest has implemented support for SUSHI on Ebook Central to further streamline librarian workflows and simplify the delivery of ebook usage statistics. Ebook Central’s SUSHI implementation works with your SUSHI client or Electronic Resource Management (ERM) system to schedule automated request and delivery of COUNTER Release 4 BR1, BR2, BR3, BR5 and PR1.

Compatible SUSHI Harvesting Tools 
Ebook Central is a SUSHI vendor for select SUSHI Harvesting tools and will continuing to integrate with others. This table lists prominent SUSHI harvesting tools and Ebook Central status as a SUSHI Vendor as of April 2017: 
PlatformSupported COUNTER Reports Ebook Central SUSHI Vendor Name
SpringShare LibInsightBR1 
BR2 
BR5 
PR1
User Inputs Vendor Name / Look for Ebook Central 
OCLC WorldShare License ManagerBR1
BR2
BR3
BR5
ProQuest Ebook Central
ExLibris AlmaBR1 
BR2 
PR1 
ProQuest Ebook Central
JUSP (Coming Soon)BR1 
BR2 
BR5
 

SUSHI FAQs

1. What is SUSHI?
The Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) is an ANSI/NISO standard that defines an automated request and response model for harvesting e-resource COUNTER compliant usage data.

2. Why should I use SUSHI?
SUSHI automates the collection of usage report statistics bypassing time-consuming manual processes for downloading, aggregating, and formatting usage reports.

3. What is the SUSHI Workflow on Ebook Central?
You can generate SUSHI credentials in LibCentral and use them to request and retrieve Ebook Central COUNTER reports via your SUSHI client or ERM. If a report is needed outside of a scheduled request, it can be obtained directly from LibCentral and uploaded to the SUSHI client or harvesting tool.

4. Which Ebook Central COUNTER reports are available?
COUNTER 4 BR1, BR2, BR3, and BR5 are available, as well as PR1.

5. How do I generate SUSHI credentials?
To generate SUSHI credentials, find SUSHI in LibCentral’s System Settings and click Request ID. SUSHI credentials are available perpetually once generated and one set of credentials are issued per LibCentral user.