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CrossMark How To

Crossmark, is a service from Crossref, which enables publishers to communicate changes and updates of their scholarly content on the web.

This webinar will go over what publishers need to do to implement Crossmark and the technical requirements.

Webinar held on March 7, 2017

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CrossMark How To

  1. 1. Crossmark Kirsty Meddings Product Manager Tuesday 7th March 2017
  2. 2. What is Crossmark A button and a set of metadata that informs readers about Publication status (current, updated, retracted) Funding information Authors’ ORCIDs Publication history Rights or licensing information And much more…
  3. 3. Publication status
  4. 4. erratum corrigendum correction withdrawal retraction new edition expression of concern partial retraction removal addendum clarification
  5. 5. What constitutes a status update? A change significant enough to affect the crediting or interpretation of the work
  6. 6. Allowed status update types addendum clarification correction corrigendum erratum expression_of_concern new_edition new_version partial_retraction removal retraction withdrawal
  7. 7. Crossmark Best Practices • Comprehensive deposit of metadata • Proper display of Crossmark button above or close to the title of the article • Timely deposits of publication updates
  8. 8. 1. Create a Crossmark Policy Page • Brief explanation of Crossmark • Links to policies on corrections and retractions • Assign a DOI for persistent linking • Deposit this page with Crossref
  9. 9. 2. Deposit Crossmark Metadata (min.) • DOI of the content to which Crossmark button will be added • DOI of Crossmark policy page • DOI of content that this deposit is updating
  10. 10. 3. Add Crossref DOI to web and PDF • HTML metadata <meta name=“dc.identifier” content=“10.5555/12345”> • PDF • • Crossmark button code needs the DOI to find the metadata
  11. 11. 4. Add CrossMark button to content On HTML article landing pages In PDF articles
  12. 12. <!-- Start Crossmark Snippet v2.0 --> <script src=""></script> <a data-target="crossmark"><img src=" rectangle.svg" width="150" /></a> <!-- End Crossmark Snippet --> Code for web pages
  13. 13. 5. Deposit additional metadata • Funding data • License information • ORCIDs • Clinical trial numbers • Any additional custom metadata • Publication history • Similarity Check deposited • etc..
  14. 14. Current content: 20¢ Backfile content: 2¢ Current Content = published in the past two years.
  15. 15. If you already participate Upgrade to v2.0! • New design buttons • Mobile-friendly, responsive pop up box • Widely-compatible code (no js) • v1.5 not supported after March 2017
  16. 16. How? • Replace snippet of code in your landing pages with 2.0 code from • • Choose shape and size of button from Crossref CDN •
  17. 17. Latest numbers • 4.5 million Crossmark deposits • 380 publishers • 44,000 status updates • 1,500 retractions • 41,000 corrections • 2.5 million DOIs with additional metadata
  18. 18. Thank you