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Introduction to Crossref - Crossref LIVE Hannover

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Vanessa Fairhurst provides an introduction to Crossref, including an overview ofnour membership and governance. Presented at Crossref LIVE local Hannover, 27th June 2018.

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Introduction to Crossref - Crossref LIVE Hannover

  1. 1. 
 09:30 – 10:00 Welcome and Crossref overview   10:00 – 10:30 Getting started with registering content with Crossref   10.30 - 11.00 Crossref metadata - how it can be used & why good metadata is important   11:00 – 11:30 Break   11:30 – 12:00 The benefits of using Crossref metadata for libraries and scientists (Najko Jahn, Göttingen State and University Library)   12:00 – 12:30 How do DataCite and Crossref support research data sharing? (Britta Dreyer, Datacite)   12.30 - 12.45 Organisational Identifiers   12:45 – 13:45 Lunch   13:45 – 15:00 Introduction to Crossref services: Reference linking & Cited-By Funding data Crossmark Similarity Check   15:00 – 15:30 Break   15:30 – 16.00 Crossref Event Data and other new services 15:45 – 16:30 Community Initiatives inc. membership trends and current projects   16.30 – 17.00 Final Q&A and close
  2. 2. Crossref makes research outputs easy to find, cite, link, and assess. We’re a not-for-profit membership organization that exists to make scholarly communications better. We rally the community; tag and share metadata; run an open infrastructure; play with technology; and make tools and services—all to help put scholarly content in context. It’s as simple—and as complicated—as that.
  3. 3. Our truths • Come one, come all • One member, one vote • Smart alone, brilliant together • Love metadata, love technology • What you see, what you get • Here today, here tomorrow
  4. 4. Governance and Committees • Advisory Groups and Committees • 16 member board, cross section of international publishers • One member, one vote, including members represented by a sponsor - each of you has a vote • Board elections each November
  5. 5. Board members • Chair - Paul Peters, Hindawi • Treasurer - Scott Delmas, ACM • Jason Wilde, AIP Publishing • Helen King, BMJ • Mark Patterson, eLIFE • Chris Shillum, Elsevier • Liz Allen, F1000 • Duncan Campbell, John Wiley & Sons • Amy Brand, MIT Press • Marin Dacos, OpenEdition • Ian Bannerman, Informa UK • Graham McCann, IOP Publishing • John Shaw, SAGE • Wim van der Stelt, Springer Nature • Eleonora Dagiene, VGTU Press • Abel Packer, SciELO
  6. 6. Crossref overview • Over 10,000 member organizations • Metadata store of over 97 million scholarly content items • A DOI is just the start - We offer a wide array of services to ensure that scholarly research metadata is registered, linked, and distributed. • We preserve the metadata we receive and make it available via our open APIs and Search.
  7. 7. Who uses Crossref? • Publishing vendors • Peer review systems • Reference manager systems • Lab & diagnostics suppliers • Info management systems • Educational tools • Data analytics systems • Literature discovery services • Registration Agencies • Publishers • Funders • Institutions • Archives & repositories • Research councils • Data centres • Professional networks • Patent offices • Indexing services
  8. 8. Why do publishers join Crossref? • To help get their content discovered • Show people where their content is located and update that if/when the content moves • Drive more traffic to publications • Turn references into hyperlinks • Find out who is using their content • Participate in other collaborative services
  9. 9. Crossref Members and Affiliates by Year
  10. 10. New Members 2017 0 300 600 900 1200 Sponsoring M em ber Sponsored O rganization Sponsoring O rganization Sponsored M em ber M em bers (Publishers) Libraries 62 1044 715 824
  11. 11. >97,000,000 content items
  12. 12. • Journals • Books • Conference proceedings • Standards • Technical reports • Working Papers • Theses and dissertations • Components (figures, tables) • Datasets (supplementary data) • Databases • Posted content (includes preprints) • Peer Reviews
  13. 13. Databases 2% Components 3% Reports 1% Standards 1% Conference Proceedings 5% Books 16% Journals 72% Registered Content
  14. 14. What are we up to? • Outreach & marketing teams growing • More in-person events • Strengthening links with broader community • Accelerating development • Launching Ambassador Program
  15. 15. Soon Event Data Participation reports Peer Review Reports Metadata Manager
  16. 16. Thank you for joining us today!

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