Category Archives: Open Citations

Using the ORCID Public API for author disambiguation in the OpenCitations Corpus

Among the external services used, the ORCID Public API is of crucial importance for the task of author disambiguation. During the OCC ingestion workflow, the main metadata of an article are usually retrieved from the Crossref API. While the JSON … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing open citations with CROCI

Crowdsourcing open citations with CROCI An analysis of the current status of open citations, and a proposal 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 … Continue reading

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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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The Wellcome Trust funds OpenCitations

The Open Biomedical Citations in Context Corpus funded by the Wellcome Trust The Wellcome Trust, which funds research in big health challenges and campaigns for better science, has agreed to fund The Open Biomedical Citations in Context Corpus, a new project … 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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