Skip to main content
Support - EBSCO Help

Platform Details - Usage Consolidation

Overview

note bubble 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. 

Platform Details

Note: The maximum number of characters allowed in the above Instructions field is 1,800.

Top of Page

Definition of Fields
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
Top of Page
Reports Available for Loading

Select the reports available on the platform that you would like loaded to Usage Consolidation and then click Save.

Available reports:

  • 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

Details

note bubble For more information on COUNTER Reports, visit COUNTER Codes of Practice.

Top of Page
Databases/Packages in this Platform

This area lists the databases/packages from your EBSCO A-to-Z collection that are associated with this platform. This information is populated per the EBSCO Integrated Knowledge Base.
Databases in platform

Top of Page
Add a Database/Package
Note bubble Not seeing a database/package utilized by your institution? Contact EBSCO Customer Satisfaction to request a database/package be added.
 
Top of Page