Category Archives: JISC

Open Citations Corpus Import Process

As part of the Open Citations project, we have been asked to review and improve the process of importing data into the Open Citations Corpus, taking the scripts from the initial project as our starting point. The current import procedure … Continue reading

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Open Citations – Indexing PubMed Central OA data

As part of our work on the Open Citations extensions project, I have recently been doing one of my favourite things – namely indexing large quantities of data then exploring it. On this project we are interested in the PubMed … 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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