Library for COUNTER-compliant detection of machines and robots.
The purpose behind COUNTER is to enable comparable usage statistics by only reporting genuine user-driven usage for repositories. The purpose behind Code of Practice for Research Data is to split genuine COUNTER user-driven usage into human- and machine-based access.
This Python library implements a tiny API to check if a given user agent string from a browser is considered a robot/crawler/spider or a machine according to the Code of Practice for Research Data  as well as the COUNTER Code of Practice.
The library depends on official lists published by both projects. You can see the lists on: