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SUSHI Credentials: How to Find Them

Where to find your SUSHI credentials (SUSHI service server end point URL, Requestor ID, Customer ID) for various database platforms.

ABOUT SUSHI CREDENTIALS

SUSHI is a NISO standard that allows the automated retrieval of COUNTER usage reports into local systems. 

To set up a SUSHI harvester to retrieve COUNTER compliant database usage statistics, you will need to enter:

  • SUSHI server service endpoint URL (i.e. SUSHI URL)
  • Requestor ID (i.e. SUSHI username) or API Key
  • Customer ID (i.e. SUSHI password)

Instructions on where to find this information for each vendor database platform are below, and indexed on the left.  Some of these instructions apply only to Ontario colleges.

A partial list of SUSHI URLs and other useful information can be found at this NISO site:
http://groups.niso.org/workrooms/sushi/registry_server/

For Alma migrations, a list of SUSHI vendors is here:
https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Alma/Product_Documentation/010Alma_Online_Help_(English)/020Acquisitions/090Acquisitions_Infrastructure/010Managing_Vendors/SUSHI_Vendor_Lists

AAAS Science

  1. Login to admin account.
  2. Under "Institutional Administrative Portal", click on "Visit Portal".
  3. Under "Insitutional Account", click on "Usage Reports".
  4. Your SUSHI COUNTER 5 credentials will appear.

ACM Digital Library

  1. Sign in (top right).
  2. At top right, click drop-down option: "My Profile"
  3. Click "Institutions Account".
  4. Click "Usage Reports".
  5. Click "Usage Data {COUNTER5)" or "Usage Data {COUNTER4)" to display your institution's SUSHI credentials.

Alexander Street Press

  1. Login to admin module
  2. Click on "Menu" (top left) > "Statistics" > "COUNTER" 
  3. Click “SUSHI” at top right and fill in “Create SUSHI Account” form to get the SUSHI credentials.

Artstor

ASTM

  1. SUSHI URL = http://sushi.mpsinsight.com/counter_sushi4_0/services/SushiService?wsdl
  2. Requestor ID = [email address of the primary contact]
  3. For your Customer ID, contact service@astm.org.

Britannica Online

  1. PDF instructions/credentials for Ontario colleges: https://www.ocls.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/EduReference_SUSHI%20request.pdf
  2. “id” = Requestor ID and Customer ID.

Cambridge

  1. SUSHI URL = http://sushi.cambridge.org/GetReport 
  2. Login to admin account (top right).
  3. Under “My account” select “Usage statistics”.
    Requester ID and Customer ID should be listed for your institution.

Canadian Electronic Library

  1. Login to admin portal.
  2. Click on your institution name.
  3. At top right, click "Sushi>".  Your SUSHI credentials will appear.

Credo Reference

  1. Login to admin module.
  2. Click “Usage Statistics” tab.
  3. Click on the link at the bottom that says: “The COUNTER reports above can be also retrieved in XML format using the SUSHI protocol. Click here for more information.”
  4. The next screen will have the URL, your college’s Requestor ID and Customer ID.
    The Requestor ID and Customer ID are in the sentence that starts: “For the authentication purposes please supply…
    For COUNTER 5, the base URL is in the sample query, e.g. https://search.credoreference.com/

EBSCOhost

  1. Login to admin module.
  2. Your Customer ID is your EBSCO account number, at top right
    e.g. “Current Site: INSTITUTION NAME (s9999999)”
  3. Click on “Reports & Statistics” tab.
  4. Click on “SUSHI Authentication” tab.
  5. The SUSHI credentials will be on that page. If there is no Requestor ID, click “Generate New ID”.
    For more help, see EBSCOConnect instructions here.

Films on Demand (Infobase)

  1. Login to admin account.
  2. Click on "Reports" (at right)
  3. Click on "COUNTER Reports".
  4. Click on "Sushi" (top right).  The SUSHI credentials will appear on the next page.

Gale Cengage

  1. Information is at https://support.gale.com/doc/sushi
  2. Requestor ID is your Gale account name, which is usually your admin account username.
    If you had a Gale account before you got a Knowledge Ontario (KO) consortium account, use that old account name, not the newer KO one.
  3. Customer ID = loc=[your Gale location code]. You must include the “loc=” in the Customer ID.
    If you have a Knowledge Ontario consortium account, use that code. KO accounts start with ”ko_acd_”

Highwire Press

  1. Instructions at http://sushi.highwire.org/.

IEEE Xplore

  1. Login to your admin account.
  2. On the left sidebar, "Manage Account" > "Manage SUSHI" (see a screen shot in this PDF document).
  3. Click the edit icon next to your choice of "Available SUSHI Partners".  Follow the instructions.

IGI Global

JSTOR

  1. SUSHI URL = https://www.jstor.org/sushi/
    (unless you use Ex Libris or Alma, in which case use: https://www.jstor.org/sushi/)
  2. Login to admin account (top right). 
  3. From the menu at top right, click "Usage Statistics".
  4. Scroll down to “Sushi Account Information”.
    Requester ID and Customer ID should be listed for your institution.

Lexis Nexis

  1. Login to admin module.
  2. Click on the "SUSHI Links" tab for instructions.

Mark Allen Group (MAG Online)

  1. Login to admin account (top right).
  2. At left, click under "INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS", click on "Usage reports"
  3. SUSHI credentials will appear.

Mary Ann Liebert

  1. Login to admin account (top right).
  2. Under "INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS", click on "Usage Reports". Your SUSHI credentials are displayed at the top of the page.

Ovid

  1. Login to admin account.
  2. At right sidebar, click on "Options" and "Sushi Setup".
  3. Click "Generate Token".
  4. Click on the folder icon ("Open in Swagger") to be redirected to a page with the server URL, requestor_id and customer_id.
     

Oxford University Press

  1. Login to admin module.
  2. Click “COUNTER” (left side).
  3. Click “Go to COUNTER reports”.
  4. Click on institution name and atop right, and “SUSHI”.  Fill in the “Create SUSHI Credentials” form to get the SUSHI credentials.

Project MUSE

  1. Login to admin module.
  2. Click on "Statistics" at top, and "My Library's Statistics".
  3. SUSHI credentials will appear at the bottom of the page.

ProQuest

  1. Login to admin account.
  2. At left, click "Usage Reports".
  3. Click "Get SUSHI API Key".  
  4. Click "+ Get SUSHI API Key" to generate a key.
  5. Find the ProQuest URL on this Ex Libris page.
     

ProQuest Ebook Central

  1. Login to admin module.
    • The admin module URL is unique to each subscriber but will be in this form:
      https://[your account name].ebookcentral.proquest.com/libCentral/
    • To find your account name, it is embedded in your database access URL:
      https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/[your account name]/
  2. At top right, “Settings” > “System”.
  3. Your SUSHI credentials will be on that page.

Psychiatry Online

  1. Login to admin module.
  2. On the left side bar, click on "Usage Reports".
  3. SUSHI credentials will appear on the page.

SAE Mobilus

  1. SUSHI URL = (according to the vendor, this is forthcoming)
  2. Requestor ID and Customer ID = [your account number]
    To find your account number, login to the admin module. The "ID Number" will appear on that page.

Sage

  1. Login to admin module.
  2. Click on usage icon (bar graph).  Your "SUSHI Service" information will appear.
  3. Look for the URL at this Ex Libris page.

Springer Nature

  1. Login to admin module.
  2. Click "Usage".
  3. Scroll down to "Automated COUNTER data downloads".
  4. Click on the link for instructions on Github
  5. Customer ID = [your "Business Partner ID"0.  To see this number, login to the admin module and click on your account name at top right.
  6. Read the section called, "Parameters" to get the API key.

Taylor & Francis

  1. SUSHI URL = http://www.tandfonline.com/api/soap/analytics/SushiService
  2. Login to admin account (top right).
  3. Click on "Your account" > “Account settings” (top right).
  4. On the side bar, under “Institutional Account”, click “Usage reports”.
    Requester ID and Customer ID should be listed for your institution.

Wiley Online Library

  1. Login to admin account (top right).
  2. Click on account name (top right), and choose "Institutional Administration".
  3. Click on "Usage Reports" (sidebar).  The SUSHI URL will appear on the page.
  4. The Requestor ID is your email address. 
  5. The Customer ID is your account number.  To see your account number, in the sidebar, click on "Institutional Details" and scroll down to see your "Customer ID".
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