Category Archives: Open Citations

CiTO Reference Annotation Tools

The characterization or ‘typing’ of bibliographic citations is the provision of annotations that detail the reason or reasons why the author of the citing paper cites a particular cited paper listed in the citing paper’s reference list. Such annotation is … Continue reading

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The start of something new

Previously, my blog posts relating to semantic publishing have appeared in my Open Citations Blog at http://opencitations.wordpress.com/. However, because of the merger of the Open Citations Project with the Related Work Project, described here, the Open Citations Blog has been … Continue reading

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Open Citations and Semantic Publishing

Given the renewed interest among publishers in the Open Citations Corpus, following the decisions by Nature Publishing Group, publisher of Nature, and by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, publisher of Science, to open their citation data for … 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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How to cite data

As an approach towards developing best practice for data citation, I recently wrote a Data Citation Best Practice Discussion Document that is available on Google Docs, and that I have now slightly revised to Version 2 [1]. In that document, … Continue reading

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