Category Archives: Open Citations

Two years of achievements within the ‘SCOSS family’ (and it’s not over yet!) 

In March, The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS) celebrated, together with the generous funders and the projects involved (including OpenCitations), the achievement of an amazing milestone: a total of 4 million Euros raised so far for supporting … Continue reading

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The OpenCitations Roadmap is now publicly available on Trello

Want to keep yourself updated about the ongoing activities of OpenCitations? We have now publicly released the OpenCitations Roadmap, available on Trello.com: https://trello.com/b/RprHYoKL/opencitations The OpenCitations Roadmap consists of a board fulfilled with colour-labelled cards which present the goals so far … Continue reading

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OpenCitations and EC funding: OpenAIRE Nexus and RISIS2

The incentives for new OpenCitations innovative solutions Two years ago, in their canonical 2020 QSS paper on OpenCitations, Silvio Peroni and David Shotton anticipated the creation of the new database, OpenCitations Meta, able to “offer a faster and richer service” … Continue reading

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Five reasons why 2021 has been a great year for OpenCitations

2021 is just behind us. Since January is “the Monday of the months”, as F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote[1], it’s a good time to take stock of what happened at OpenCitations during the past year. Among the numerous events, achievements … Continue reading

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Open citations in Informatics: current status and lines of research

This post was first published on QWERTY: musings from the rabbit hole, a blog by Silvio Peroni A few months ago, I was invited to have a talk at the European Computer Science Symposium on an aspect of my research I particularly care about, that … Continue reading

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OpenCitations receives the Open Publishing Award in Open Data

“What role does ‘open’ play in making this project special?” This apparently easy, but not banal, question was asked in the Open Publishing Awards nomination form, and at OpenCitations we prefaced our answer to it by stating “For OpenCitations, ‘open’ … Continue reading

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Performing live time-traversal queries on RDF datasets

Guest post by Arcangelo Massari, University of Bologna In this post, Arcangelo Massari, who recently graduated in Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge under Professor Silvio Peroni at the University of Bologna, shares the results of his master thesis. A particular … Continue reading

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Coverage of open citation data approaches parity with Web of Science and Scopus

Guest blog post by Alberto Martín-Martín, Facultad de Comunicación y Documentación, Universidad de Granada, Spain <albertomartin@ugr.es> In this post, as a contribution to Open Access Week, Alberto Martín-Martín shares his comparative analysis of COCI and other sources of open citation … Continue reading

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Open Access Tage 2021: valuable insights from the libraries in the German-speaking region 

On September 27, OpenCitations’ director Silvio Peroni, together with Niels Stern (DOAB/OAPEN) and James MacGregor (PKP), held the online workshop “How Open Infrastructure Benefits Libraries” during the Open Access Tage 2021. Open-Access-Tage (Open Access Days) are the annual central platform for the steadily growing Open Access and … Continue reading

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Save the dates: OpenCitations October events 

With the numerous September events in which the OpenCitations’ directors have recently been involved behind us, it is now time to announce the participation of our director Silvio Peroni in two October events.  On Wednesday 6th, Silvio will take part … Continue reading

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