Entire book downloads in COUNTER 5

One “entire book download” will be counted as one Total_Item_Request, and is indicated in TR with Section_Type set to “Book”. One chapter download will also be counted as one Total_Item_Request, but is shown in TR with Section_Type set to “Chapter”.


See COUNTER’s Books: Understanding metrics and standard views– Module 1: Book Usage (PDF) for more about the six Metric_Types that apply to books.

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