Tag Archives: CrossRef

BMJ partners with ScienceOpen to promote open science

(17 December 2018) BMJ Open Science, a new, open access journal published by healthcare knowledge provider BMJ, joins ScienceOpen to promote best practices in preclinical and basic biomedical research with an interactive featured collection on the platform. To increase rigor, transparency and reproducibility in biomedical research, BMJ Open Science fosters a range of open science practices from […]


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

(19 November 2018) 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 as first-class data entities to index the contents of one of the […]


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The Crossref Open Citation Index (COCI)

(12 July 2018) A citation index is a bibliographic index recording citations between publications, allowing the user to establish which later documents cite earlier documents. Several citation indexes are already available, some of which are freely accessible but not downloadable (e.g. Google Scholar), while others can be accessed only by paying significant access fees (e.g. […]


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Crossref as a new source of citation data: A comparison with Web of Science and Scopus

(17 January 2018) The Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) encourages scholarly publishers to make the references found in their journals and books openly available through Crossref. With a few exceptions (most notably the American Chemical Society, Elsevier, IEEE, and Wolters Kluwer Health), almost all large publishers support the initiative. So far, this support has resulted […]


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ORCID launches Crossref and DataCite auto-update

(26 October 2015) ORCID, the non-profit organization that is working to address the name ambiguity problem in scholarly communications by providing a registry of persistent identifiers for researchers, today announced the launch of Auto-Update functionality, in collaboration with Crossref and DataCite. Now, ORCID registrants who use their unique ORCID identifier (iD) when submitting a manuscript […]


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Crossref to auto-update ORCID records

(24 September 2015) In the next few weeks, authors with an ORCID iD will be able to have Crossref automatically push information about their published work to their ORCID record. 230 publishers already include ORCID iDs in their metadata deposits with Crossrefs and currently there are 248,000 DOIs that include ORCID iDs. More here.


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CrossRef and DataCite work to accelerate the adoption of DOIs for data publication and citation

(10 November 2014, Oxford, UK)  With 75 milion DOIs between them, DataCite and CrossRef have agreed to collaborate to: Enhance the interoperability of their respective systems in order to make it easier for publishers, data centres, libraries and third parties to integrate with the scholarly DOI ecosystem; Provide comprehensive support for interlinking between articles and […]


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CrossRef text and data mining service launching in May

(2 May 2014) In May 2014, CrossRef plans to launch its new text and data mining service. After a successful pilot under the name Prospect, CrossRef’s support for publishers to simplify text and data mining access for researchers involves two components: A CrossRef API researchers can use to access the full text of content identified […]


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ICPSR is using DataCite DOIs for its holdings

(10 February 2014)  The largest North American data repository, the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), has registered about 20,000 objects via da|ra, the German DOI service provider for social and economic data. Thanks to the cooperation between CrossRef, CNRI and DataCite the change from CrossRef to DataCite services was completed successfully. As […]


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