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CSA Illumina Usage System


The following usage reports are available by year:

  • CSA Illumina: 2015, 2014 and 2013

COUNTER Compliant Reports
CSA Illumina is compliant with Release 3 of the COUNTER Code of practice for Journals and Database. With this release, two NEW COUNTER 3 reports are now available for Consortium Administrators.
These are:
1. Consortium Report 1 (CR1)
2. Consortium Report 2 (CR2)

COUNTER R3 is supported for the current year (2015)

Presently, both COUNTER R2 and COUNTER R3 are supported for 2009 usage.
Usage for 2008 remains COUNTER R2 compliant.

In compliance with the latest COUNTER standards, DB3 COUNTER reports may reflect a change in total searches conducted effective January 1, 2010.

The following table summarizes the available COUNTER compliant reports by release version and usage year.
(For a detailed description of available COUNTER reports click here)

  2015 2014 2013
Report Name R3 R3 R2 R2
Journal Report 1 (JR1)
Database Report 1 (DB1)
Database Report 3 (DB3)
Consortium Report 1 (CR1)    
Consortium Report 2 (CR2)    

R2 = COUNTER Release 2
R3 = COUNTER Release 3


Summary Reports

Signons, Searches, and Queries

Shows the number of times a user signs in (Signons) to access CSA Illumina using the assigned username and password. It also shows the number of searches performed and number of times the databases were queried for submitted searches within a specified time period.

Queries Reports

  • by Database

    Each time a person clicks on the search button the number of databases being searched is counted as a query

  • by Cluster

The total count of queries made against all subfile databases contained within a cluster database collection. Cluster database collections include:

  • ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts
  • CSA Materials Research Database with METADEX
  • CSA Engineering Research Database
  • Environmental Sciences and Pollution Mgmt
  • Safety Science and Risk
  • CSA Technology Research Database
  • Zoological Record Plus (1978-Current)
  • CSA High Technology Research Database with Aerospace

CSA strives to provide usage reports that follow the guidelines set forth by the INTERNATIONAL COALITION OF LIBRARY CONSORTIA (ICOLC).

CSA is now compliant with Release 3 of the COUNTER code of Practice for Journals and Databases.

Questions or comments should be directed to ProQuest's Technical Support at support@proquest.com.

NOTE: Only customers and employees of CSA are permitted access to this information.