COUNTER5 updates: New custom filters and Platform reports now available

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By: Diana Petrowicz, Tue Sep 29 2020

We are pleased to announce 2 new COUNTER5 (C5) updates released in September 2020. The first update is that 4 new filters are now available to use for C5 customer filtered Title Master Reports. Second update, the C5 platform reports are also now available. Continue reading below for more details on each of these topics. 

New custom filters for COUNTER 5 Title Master Report   

Custom filtering makes it possible to create customized views/reports of the Master reports available, providing you with the ability to choose the level of detail your reports should include. These new filters provide you with additional options for a more personalized report.

The new filters available are for:

Data_Type: Reporting usage data for specific data types such as book and journal. Click here for more information about this filter 

Section_Type: Reporting usage on section types such as article, book, and chapter. Click here for more information about this filter 

YOP (Year of Publication): Filter your COUNTER 5 reports on year of publication starting as far back as 1815. Click here for more information about this filter 

Access_Type: Filter your COUNTER 5 reports on access types such as controlled or OA_Gold for example. Click her for more information about this filter 


COUNTER 5 Platform reports now available on Springer Nature Librarian Portal and SUSHI   

COUNTER 5 platform reports are now available for you to access via the Springer Nature Librarian Portal and via SUSHI. For more information on how to access/set up your platform report via SUSHI click here.

What you need to know about the COUNTER 5 platform reports

  1. The PR: Platform Master report and its standard view PR_P1 is available  
  2. The ability to apply custom filters to the PR: Platform master report is available 
  3. Data for these reports is available from January 2019 
  4. For the data from January through May of 2019 only requests and denials are included in the investigation counts. This is the same as for the Title Master Report data.  
  5. For nature.com only requests and denials are included in the investigation counts. This is the same as for the Title Report data. 
  6. The SpringerLink and nature.com Platform Report contains data for the Metric_Type searches_platform from July 2020 onwards.  

Visit the Springer Nature Support portal for additional resources and FAQs. For any additional questions or concerns please contact customer service: onlineservice@springernature.com.

Diana Petrowicz

Author: Diana Petrowicz

Diana Petrowicz is an Online Marketing Manager in the Institutional Marketing team, based in the London office. She manages 'The Link' blog, creates web content for the librarian webpage and produces the Library Link newsletter to keep the librarian community updated on trends and news.