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Science joins Nature in opening reference citations

Hot on the heels of my announcement on Monday that Nature Publishing Group has agreed to open its articles’ reference lists, I am delighted to announce that Science Magazine, the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s premier global science … Continue reading

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Nature to open its reference list data

Bibliographic references are the links that knit together independent scholarly endeavours.  I am thus delighted to announce that Nature Publishing Group, publisher of Nature, Nature Genetics and many other leading journals, has agreed to open its articles’ reference lists, initially … Continue reading

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Why publishers should open their references

Why should the publishers of subscription-access journals, who presently generate income from the sale of access to peer-reviewed full text scholarly articles, be willingly open the reference lists of these articles, and contribute these to the Open Citations Corpus for … Continue reading

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Current Projects at the Image Bioinformatics Research Group in Oxford

Alistair Miles, of SKOS fame, who formerly worked in our research group, spent yesterday afternoon catching up with us, and has written a nice blog post on the MalariaGEN Informatics Blog describing our current activities, including our work on the … Continue reading

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JISC Administrative Data for Open Citations Project

Data copied from JISC Expo DOAP (Description of a Project) spreadsheet at https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ArsNASxXZiL6dC1mWWFMMjRWSmVha0E1WmdlQ05KcEE&hl=en#gid=7. Project title: The Open Citations Project Project tag: jiscopencite Short project description We will publish reference lists from Open Access biomedical journal articles as Linked Open Citation … Continue reading

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Like a kid with a new train set! Exploring citation networks

As part of the Open Citations Project, Alex Dutton recently completed a graphing plug-in for the Open Citations web site, that permits users to generate different kinds of graphs of citation networks by querying the Open Citation Corpus for a … Continue reading

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JISC Open Citations Project – Final Project Blog Post

Executive summary Introduction To general readers of this blog, this post will appear different from normal posts. Rather than being about a particular topic, it pulls together a summary of the work undertaken over the past year within the Open … Continue reading

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JISC Open Citations Project web site

The JISC Open Citations Project website at http://opencitations.net exists for several purposes: To hold introductory information about the JISC Open Citations Project. To hold contact information for the project team. To provide links to the JISC Open Citations Project Blog … Continue reading

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Nomenclature for citations and references

Reis et al. (2008) [1] cites an earlier paper from Albert Ko’s research group, Ko et al. (1999) [2]. In conventional parlance, as the following diagram shows, the word “reference” can mean either what is found in the text, what … Continue reading

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The citation processing pipeline and the Open Citations Corpus

The input PubMed Central Open Access subset XML reference data, our starting corpus, were transformed into Open Citations RDF in multiple stages: The original XML was first transformed into an intermediate form using XSLT. The multitudinous ways different publishers have … Continue reading

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