Welcome to IRUS-UK

IRUS-UK (Institutional Repository Usage Statistics UK) is a Jisc-funded national aggregation service, which provides COUNTER-compliant usage statistics for all content downloaded from participating UK institutional repositories (IRs).


Access reports via the IRUS-UK Portal


Participant quote

[Potential benefits include using IRUS-UK] to advocate use of the repository to depositors.

Benefits

The service consolidates COUNTER-compliant statistics providing opportunities to demonstrate the value and impact of IRs:

  • facilitates comparable, standards-based measurements
  • provides an evidence base for repositories to develop policies and initiatives to help support their objectives
  • provides consistent and comprehensive statistics, presenting opportunities for benchmarking at a national level
  • developing a user community that will ensure that the service is responsive to user requirements

IRUS-UK growth over time

IRUS-UK Growth Chart

If you are a UK repository wishing to participate in IRUS-UK, please contact irus@jisc.ac.uk

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