American Mathematical Society

American Mathematical Society COUNTER Release 5 Usage Statistics for Books and Journals

Instructions for Institutions:

Note that whether you use the web interface or the SUSHI server, you will need a username (institution code) and password. To receive that information, please send email to or fax your request to 401-455-4046. Please be sure to include your name, title and complete address information for your institution. Note that all requests need to be in writing and the person making the request should be the current contact person on one or more of the electronic product subscriptions. Usernames and passwords will not be provided to agents, booksellers or any other third parties.

For MathSciNet COUNTER Release 5 Database Reports, please go to:

For all COUNTER Release 4 statistics, whether for books, journals, or MathSciNet, please go to The AMS COUNTER Release 4 portal

These are instructions for the SUSHI server for automated downloading of reports. If you wish to manually download reports as tab-separated text files, you will want to use the Web interface portal.

Using the SUSHI Interfacefor COUNTER Revision 5 statistics for electronic books and journals

Each request must contain the api_key and the customer_id. Following is an example of how to request a report.{YourInstCode}&api_key={YourApiKey}&begin_date=2018-09&end_date=2018-12

Please note that data are available beginning from August 2018.

Please note that this SUSHI server is only for book and journal statistics. For MathSciNet statistics, the URL of the server is

If you need more information about COUNTER statistics, or about the differences between Release 4 and Release 5, that information is available from Project COUNTER. The AMS cannot provide education about COUNTER statistics or the use of a SUSHI client.