Category Archives: Open Citations
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
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
Reis et al. (2008)  cites an earlier paper from Albert Ko’s research group, Ko et al. (1999) . In conventional parlance, as the following diagram shows, the word “reference” can mean either what is found in the text, what … Continue reading
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 . In that document, … Continue reading
Note added 15 May 2013 A new ontology, the CiTO Functions Ontology (http://www.essepuntato.it/2013/03/cito-functions), provides a formal classification for the citation types present in CiTO. It classifies CiTO properties (each defining a particular type of citation act) according to their factual … Continue reading
In his recent blog post entitled How to use Citation Typing Ontology (CiTO) in your blog posts, Martin Fenner describes a plug-in for WordPress he has created that makes it easy to add citation typing into your blog post, using … Continue reading
Jodi Schneider of DERI has posted on her blog at http://jodischneider.com/blog/2010/10/18/cito-in-the-wild/ a most helpful description of how to employ CiTO properties characterizing bibliographic citations as tags for references in CiteULike. Thanks, Jodi!