COUNTER Code of Practice Adopted by Elsevier

Oct 28, 2003

Elsevier, a multiple media publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, has signed a declaration of compliance of the usage reports of its product ScienceDirect, with the international COUNTER Code of Practice (Release 1) which governs the recording and exchange of online usage data and primarily focuses on journals and databases. The COUNTER Code of Practice is supported by a global organization of librarians, publishers and their professional organizations, and is intended to promote credible, consistent, and compatible measurement of the usage data from online information resources around the globe.

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