Category Archives: Ontologies

COCI, the OpenCitations Index of Crossref open DOI-to-DOI citations

COCI, the OpenCitations Index of Crossref open DOI-to-DOI citations Author(s) Ivan Heibi – ivan.heibi2@unibo.it Digital Humanities Advanced Research Centre (DHARC), Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Silvio Peroni – silvio.peroni@unibo.it Digital Humanities Advanced Research … Continue reading

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Citations as First-Class Data Entities: Citation Descriptions

Requirements for citations to be treated as First-Class Data Entities In my introductory blog post, I listed five requirements for the treatment of citations as first-class data entities.  The first of these requirements is that they must be definable in … Continue reading

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Citations as First-Class Data Entities: Introduction

Citations are now centre stage As a result of the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC), launched on April 6 last year, almost all the major scholarly publishers now open the reference lists they submit to Crossref, resulting in more than … Continue reading

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‘Likes’ joins the semantic web: cito:likes

A ‘like’ button is a well-known feature in communication software such as social networking services, Internet forums, news websites and blogs that permits a user to indicate that he/she likes, enjoys or supports certain content.  Internet services that feature ‘like’ … Continue reading

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Five Stars Ontology

To accompany today’s publication in D-Lib Magazine of the article The Five Stars of Online Journal Articles – a framework for article evaluation highlighted in the previous post, I have today also published The Five Stars Ontology, a simple ontology … Continue reading

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IBRG projects to facilitate data publication and data citation

In the previous post, I outlined reasons why researchers don’t publish data, presented as evidence to the Royal Society’s Policy Study “Science as a Public Enterprise” Call for Evidence.  Here, I summarize activities by members of my Image Bioinformatics Research … Continue reading

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