"The Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) Protocol standard (ANSI/NISO Z39.93) defines an automated request and response model for the harvesting of electronic resource usage data utilizing a Web services framework." - NISO
Scholarly iQ provides access to COUNTER compliant reports through the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) protocol, version 1.6. Supported reports include COUNTER Journal, Database and Book Reports:
|Journal Report 1 (JR1)
||Journal Report 5 (JR5)
||Consortia Report 2 (CR2)
|Journal Report 1a (JR1a)
||Database Report 1 (DB1)
||Book Report 1 (BR1)
|Journal Report 2 (JR3)
||Database Report 3 (DB3)
||Book Report 2 (BR2)
|Journal Report 4 (JR4)
||Consortia Report 1 (CR1)
Additional information about the SUSHI protocol can be found at the NISO website. Additional information about COUNTER can be found at the Project COUNTER website.
To harvest COUNTER usage statistics via the SUSHI protocol, you will need to have an account on the Scholarly iQ SUSHI Subscription Service.
To register for an account if you don't have one, click here.
To successfully access Scholarly iQ's SUSH Web Service, the following credentials will be required:
- URL to the SUSHI Web Service: http://sushi.ScholarlyiQ.com/sushiservice.asmx.
- The IP address of the device(s) that will access the service.
- A unique authorization key (Requestor ID which will be supplied by Scholarly iQ).
- Your Institution ID (SUSHI Customer ID).
Our SUSHI service is running SUSHI version release 3, delivering compliant COUNTER compliant journal and database reports as well as book and reference works reports. For more information on setting up your ERM or SUSHI client to access the Scholarly iQ SUSHI Web Service, please review our user guide by clicking here.
Scholarly iQ supports a host of platforms. To view a list of supported platforms, click here.