This webinar will help AMICAL members become aware of the services of COUNTER and to understand the models that are available. It will be presented by Lorraine Estelle, the Director of COUNTER, and is intended for librarians responsible for e-resources assessment.
The webinar will have two parts, the first of which will provide an overview for those not familiar with COUNTER:
- Part 1:
- The Metrics – explaining the usage metrics and how to use them, with some examples.
- Attributes – how attributes such as Data_Type, Section_Type, Year of Publication help you understand usage and calculate cost per use.
- Book & journal reports – the different types of reports, what to look out for and the metric for calculating cost per use.
- Part 2: Scenarios – looking at practice, how user action is recorded and reported. Sample reports.
You may reply to this message with specific questions or concerns about COUNTER. The organizers will convey them to the presenter to incorporate into the webinar.
Who should attend: Librarians responsible for or interested in e-resources assessment
Presenter: Lorraine Estelle, Director of COUNTERThe webinar will be conducted using GoToWebinar, which you must install on your device in advance. It will be recorded and shared after the meeting with AMICAL members.
Organized by Evi Tramantza and Liza Vachtsevanou on behalf of AMICAL’s Leadership and Assessment Committee.