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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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'Likes' joins the semantic web: cito:likes

A ‘like’ button is a well-known feature in communication software such as social networking services, Internet forums, news websites and blogs that permits a user to indicate that he/she likes, enjoys or supports certain content.  Internet services that feature ‘like’ … Continue reading

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CiTO4Data – a new data-centric citation typing ontology

NOTE: In the summer of 2012, we decided for simplicity to include the two new properties discussed below within CiTO itself (as cito:compiles and cito:isCompiledBy), and to deprecate the CiTO4Data ontology. – – – This is the first of a … Continue reading

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Functional clustering of CiTO properties

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

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Using CiTO in WordPress

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

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How to employ CiTO in CiteULike

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!

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Use of CiTO in CiteULike

Egon Willighagen, at Uppsala University, has pioneered the use of object properties from CiTO, the Citation Typing Ontology, to characterize bibliographic citations in CiteULike, the free service for managing and discovering scholarly references.  Indeed, it was his use case that … Continue reading

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