Author Archives: davidshotton

Three publications describing the Open Citations Corpus

Last September, I attended the Fifth Annual Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing, held in Riga, at which I had been invited to give a paper entitled The Open Citations Corpus – freeing scholarly citation data.  A recording of my … Continue reading

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Libraries and linked data #1: What are linked data?

The first of six blog posts about libraries and linked data, bearing this title, is to be found at http://semanticpublishing.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/lld1-what-are-linked-data/. A draft of that post, that erroneously appeared here in this blog, has been removed.  

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The start of something new

Previously, my blog posts relating to semantic publishing have appeared in this Open Citations Blog. However, because of the merger of the Open Citations Project with the Related Work Project, described here, this Open Citations Blog has been renamed Open … Continue reading

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Why openness benefits research

David writes: Dr Heinrich Hartman is a new colleague of mine, who, having been working in the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University, has just returned to Germany to start a new job in a leading semantic web research group, that … Continue reading

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Open letter to publishers

[The text of this post was updated on 27-09-2013 to reflect a new CrossRef metadata best practice document.] Today I wrote an open letter to all scholarly journal publishers, available online here, entitled: Open your article reference lists for inclusion … Continue reading

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Taylor & Francis to open article reference lists

I am very pleased to announce that last year Ian Bannerman, Managing Director for Journals at Taylor & Francis, confirmed this publisher’s willingness to pilot the opening of the reference lists from articles in 29 of their subscription access journals, … Continue reading

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