Usage Reporting

Explore helpful information regarding accessing and using your COUNTER usage statistics from Springer Nature.  After logging into the Springer Nature Librarian Portal, you will be able to choose which type of usage report you prefer to access.

COUNTER reports

Release 5

We are pleased to announce that as of June 2021, we are now fully COUNTER 5 (C5) compliant on SpringerLink and 

For more details see COUNTER's Registry of compliant publishers and vendors.

Which COUNTER 5 reports are available?

Title, Database and Platform Master Reports and their Standard views are available for all Springer Nature content platforms.

Standard views:

Title Report: Books

Title Report: Journals

Database Report

Platform Report

  • TR_B1 Book Requests (Excluding OA_Gold)
  • TR_B2 Book Access Denied
  • TR_B3 Book Usage by Access Type
  • TR_J1 Journal Requests (Excluding OA_Gold)
  • TR_J2 Journal Access Denied
  • TR_J3 Journal Usage by Access Type
  • TR_J4 Journal Requests by YOP (Excluding OA_Gold)
  • DR_D1: Database Search and Item Usage
  • DR_D2: Database Access Denied

  • PR_P1: Platform Usage