Looking for instructions from a platform provider about configuring the platforms in your collection? Visit the Platform Reference List page for a comprehensive reference list.
Use the Platform Details page to configure the details of each platform.
Note: The maximum number of characters allowed in the above Instructions field is 1,800.
|Field Name||Field Definition||Managed by:|
|Platform Name||Consists of the name of the platform, followed by the display name in parentheses.||EBSCO|
|Supports Counter||Details whether the platform supports COUNTER||EBSCO|
|Supports SUSHI||Details whether the platform supports SUSHI||EBSCO|
|Date/Time of Last Load||Details the date & time of the last load. If blank, data has yet to be loaded for the platform.||EBSCO|
|Platform Status||Select Inactive if Platform was configured in error or is no longer needed. An Inactive Platform will not show for Load Usage.||Administrator|
|Usage Statistics URL||URL for the platform’s report interface from which COUNTER reports are retrieved.||Administrator|
|Usage Credentials Username||Username for the platform’s report interface from which COUNTER reports are retrieved.||Administrator|
|Usage Credentials Password||Password (for the above Username) used for the platform’s report interface from which COUNTER reports are retrieved.||Administrator|
|Day of Month Reports Ready||Day of the month the reports are ready (COUNTER allows a content provider up to 3 weeks to process the prior month’s reports – COUNTER reports are monthly)||Administrator|
|Instructions||Clarifies the steps that should be taken once a user gains access to the platform’s report interface.||Administrator|
|Vendor Supports SUSHI||Allows the user to provide their own view of the situation. For example, EBSCO may see the publisher is on the list of compliant SUSHI sites and answer “Yes” for SUSHI compliant; however, you may find that the particular report you want is NOT available on this platform via SUSHI therefore you would select No.||Administrator|
|Harvest using SUSHI||Tells the system if SUSHI should be used for harvesting reports from this platform.||Administrator|
|SUSHI Version||Notes which version of SUSHI the platform is using.||Administrator|
|SUSHI Server URL||Required element if Harvest Using SUSHI is enabled.||Administrator|
|SUSHI Requestor ID||Required element if Harvest Using SUSHI is enabled.||Administrator|
|SUSHI Customer ID||Required element if Harvest Using SUSHI is enabled.||Administrator|
|SUSHI Authentication Method||Notes on any special authentication needs can be added here.||Administrator|
|Use OASIS 1.0 Authentication?||Some content providers, such as ProQuest®, use SOAP-level (web service level) authentication; if this is the case, check-off this option.||Administrator|
|SUSHI Username||Required element if Use OASIS 1.0 Authentication? is checked.||Administrator|
|SUSHI Password||Required element if Use OASIS 1.0 Authentication? is checked.||Administrator|
|File Status When Loaded||Allows the user to select the status used by the system to set a file to after loaded via SUSHI. "Complete" allows SUSHI-loaded usage to automatically be added to the reporting system.||Administrator|
|SUSHI Implementation Notes||Allows you to record any important details regarding SUSHI implementation and have them readily available||Administrator|
|Notes||Allows you to record any important details and have them readily available||Administrator|
Select the reports available on the platform that you would like loaded to Usage Consolidation and then click Save.
- Journal Report 1 - Number of Successful Full-Text Article Requests by Month and Journal
- Database Report 1 - Total Searches and Sessions by Month and Database
- Database Report 2 - Turnaways by Month and Database
- Book Report 1 - Number of Successful Title Requests by Month and Title
- Book Report 2 - Number of Successful Section Requests by Month and Title
For more information on COUNTER Reports, visit COUNTER Codes of Practice.
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