I4OC: Initiative for Open Citations

tagteam101's bookmarks 2017-08-08

Summary:

"It’s now four months since we publicly announced the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC). Since the beginning of this effort, almost half of indexed scholarly citation data have become freely accessible. We've also had some amazing initial press coverage and we continue to add new publishers and stakeholders.

Data unlocked by I4OC is already being used by a growing number of projects and platforms. OpenCitations imports citation data into a corpus which now includes more than 9 million citation links, a nearly 200% increase since the beginning of the year. Collaborative databases, such as Wikidata, are already using this data to connect and structure knowledge and to generate citation graphs. These examples provide just an early indication of the potential of open citation data and we would be delighted to hear about other efforts...."

Link:

https://i4oc.org/news.html#August2017

From feeds:

Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » peter.suber's bookmarks
Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » Graham Steel's bookmarks

Tags:

oa.crossref oa.i4oc oa.new oa.citations oa.metadata oa.growth oa.usage

Date tagged:

08/08/2017, 10:56

Date published:

08/08/2017, 07:27