Category Archives: Open Citation Identifiers

The OpenCitations Enhancement Project – final report

The OpenCitations Enhancement Project Final report for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Report period: 1st May 2017 – 30 November 2018. Report written: 30th December 2018 Background OpenCitations (http://opencitations.net) is a scholarly infrastructure organization dedicated to open scholarship and the … Continue reading

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New release of COCI: 450M DOI-to-DOI citation links now available

As introduced in a previous blog post, COCI is the OpenCitations Index of Crossref open DOI-to-DOI references, all released as CC0 material. It is our first OpenCitations Index of open citations, in which we have applied the concept of citations … Continue reading

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

In a previous series of blog posts we proposed the treatment of bibliographic citations as first-class data entities, permitting citations to be endowed with descriptive properties. In doing so, we outlined some specific requirements, namely that the citations should be … Continue reading

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Citations as First-Class Data Entities: The Open Citation Identifier Resolution Service

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 fifth and final of these requirements is that there must be … Continue reading

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Citations as First-Class Data Entities: Open Citation Identifiers

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 fourth of these requirements is that they must be identifiable using … 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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