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Crossmark how-to, webinar held on 11-20-17

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Crossmark gives publishers a standard way to communicate important updates to content, and to share additional metadata that can provide assurance and context.

Webinar held: Nov 10, 2017

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Crossmark how-to, webinar held on 11-20-17

  1. 1. Crossmark: getting started Kirsty Meddings Product Manager Monday 20th November 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. What constitutes a status update? A change significant enough to affect the crediting or interpretation of the work
  4. 4. Allowed status update types addendum clarification correction corrigendum erratum expression_of_concern new_edition new_version partial_retraction removal retraction withdrawal
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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 https://www.crossref.org/services/crossmark/
  7. 7. 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 https://www.crossref.org/services/crossmark/
  8. 8. 3. Add Crossref DOI to web and PDF • HTML metadata <meta name=“dc.identifier” content=“10.5555/12345”> • PDF • https://www.crossref.org/get-started/crossmark/ • Crossmark button code needs the DOI to find the metadata
  9. 9. 4. Add CrossMark button to content On HTML article landing pages In PDF articles
  10. 10. <!-- Start Crossmark Snippet v2.0 --> <script src="https://crossmark-cdn.crossref.org/widget/v2.0/widget.js"></script> <a data-target="crossmark"><img src="https://crossmark-cdn.crossref.org/widget/v2.0/logos/crossmark-logo- rectangle.svg" width="150" /></a> <!-- End Crossmark Snippet --> Code for web pages https://www.crossref.org/get-started/crossmark/
  11. 11. 5. Deposit additional metadata • Funding data • License information • ORCIDs • Clinical trial numbers • Any additional custom metadata • Publication history • Similarity Check deposited • etc.. http://crossmarksupport.crossref.org
  12. 12. Current content: 20¢ Backfile content: 2¢ Current Content = published in the past two years.
  13. 13. If you already participate Upgrade to v2.0! • New design buttons • Mobile-friendly, responsive pop up box • Widely-compatible code (no js) • v1.5 no longer supported (March 2017)
  14. 14. How? • Replace snippet of code in your landing pages with 2.0 code from https://www.crossref.org/get-started/crossmark/ • • Choose shape and size of button from Crossref CDN • http://crossmark.crossref.org/widget/v2.0/readme.html
  15. 15. Latest numbers • 5.4 million Crossmark deposits • 490 publishers • 57,000 status updates • 1,860 retractions • 51,000 corrections • 3.1 million DOIs with additional metadata
  16. 16. Thank you kmeddings@crossref.org www.crossref.org/services/crossmark/

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