Tag Archives: VIRTA

Open landscape

In his recent blog posting Understanding the implications of Open Citations – how far along are we?, Aaron Tay from Singapore Management University gives a compact and clear overview on open citations. As Tay rightly notes, With the recent interest … Continue reading

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Policy sources and impact

Since some time already, Altmeric has harvested information on how much various policy and guidance documents have been citing research publications. The way they do it is mainly by text-mining the References section of PDF documents, and verifying results against … Continue reading

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Towards more automation (and better quality)

Few weeks ago, CSC-IT Center for Science opened the much awaited VIRTA REST API for publications (page in Finnish). VIRTA is the Finnish higher education achievement register, a tool to be utilized in the authoritative data harvesting in the way … Continue reading

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