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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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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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Crossing a significant threshold: more than one billion citations now available in COCI!

“The competitive benefits of closing access to citation data diminish with each new citation released to the public domain, but the benefits of open data remain. Going forward, citation data is almost completely public domain”. With these words, from the … Continue reading

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COCI has surpassed 700M citations

We are excited to share that COCI, the OpenCitations Index of Crossref open DOI-to-DOI citations, was on 12 May 2020 extended with more than 47 million additional citations, and has reached a total number of more than 702 million DOI-to-DOI citation links between more than 58 million bibliographic entities. Continue reading

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The first issue of Quantitative Science Studies

The memorable date 20/02/2020 saw the publication by MIT Press of the first issue of Volume One of a new journal, Quantitative Science Studies (QSS), the official open access journal of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI). QSS’s … Continue reading

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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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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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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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OpenCitations and the Initiative for Open Citations: A Clarification

Some folk are confused, but OpenCitations and the Initiative for Open Citations, despite the similarity of their names, are two distinct organizations. OpenCitations (http://opencitations.net) is an open scholarly infrastructure organization directed by Silvio Peroni and myself, and its primary purpose … Continue reading

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Oxford University Press opens its references!

Good news!  Today, on January 16th 2018, Oxford University Press (OUP) announced its participation in the Initiative for Open Citations, and requested Crossref to turn on reference sharing for all OUP deposited references from more than half a million publications. … Continue reading

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