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Metadata, Open Access and More: Crossref presentation


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Crossref presentation at Publisher Workshop: metadata, Open Access and more at the British Library. Presented by Vanessa Fairhurst and Rachael Lammey on 5 Feb 19.

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Metadata, Open Access and More: Crossref presentation

  1. 1. 13:00-13:15 Introductions 13:15-14:15 Love your metadata: Crossref overview, updates and new tools for publishers, Rachael Lammey, Head of Community Outreach, Crossref 14:15-14.45 Best practice for data citation, Jez Cope, Data Lead, British Library 14.45 -15:15 Afternoon tea 15:15 -15:45 Legal deposit requirements, Ian Cooke, Head of Contemporary British Collections & Andrew Davis, Legal Deposit Publisher Relations Manager, British Library 15:45 -16:30 Open access workshop, Tom Mowlam, Director of Operations, Ubiquity Press and Dimity Flanagan, Scholarly Communications Lead, British Library 16.30 -16.45 Discussion 16:45-17:00 Close Agenda
  2. 2. Open Access - how to & impact for small publishers bulk upload of DOIs getting corrections done smoothly metadata responsibilities of a small publisher Crossref roadmap - what’s next? DOI allocation process cross-indexing with other bibliographic databasesusing eContent for legal deposits optimum landing-page metadata relationship metadata for data citations (Scholix, Event Data, DataCite) making sure items are indexed implications of PlanS for small publishers best practices for distributing book metadata to increase coverage/online visibility content registration methods tips and advice - implementing DOIs for student and staff led journals depositing translated resources issues in populating affiliations and post-embargo licenses with Crossref
  3. 3. Rachael Lammey Head of Community Outreach Vanessa Fairhurst Community Outreach Manager
  4. 4. Crossref makes research outputs easy to find, cite, link, assess, and reuse.
 We’re a not-for-profit membership organization that exists to make scholarly communications better. Mission
  5. 5. • Over 11,000 member organizations • Metadata store of over 100 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. Crossref overview
  6. 6. 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 • Find out who is using their content • Participate in collaborative services
  7. 7. First steps 1. We send you a prefix and login 2. Review different methods for registering your metadata
  8. 8. Your prefix • One prefix may be used for all content • New titles may be added at any time • No limit to the number of DOIs created, also no minimum number is required. 10.444410.55555
  9. 9. Persistent identifiers • The DOI directory: makes the DOI actionable on the web • Prefix: assigned by Crossref • Suffix: assigned by the publisher Total DOI = routes through the DOI resolver to point to the registered URL
  10. 10. Your landing page • A full bibliographic citation so that the user can verify they have been delivered to the correct item • The DOI displayed as a URL, per display guidelines 10.5555/12345678 • A way to access full text: access to full text is completely controlled by the publisher but the landing page must be accessible to everyone.
  11. 11. Journals Books Book chapters Conference proceedings Datasets Dissertations Reports Standards Posted content (preprints) Peer reviews … and more What can I register?
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  13. 13. metadata everything, including… author names, ORCIDs, affiliations, article titles, ISSN, ISBN, pages, issue #, volume #s, dates, identifiers
  14. 14. more metadata such as … reference lists, funding data, ORCIDs, license data, clinical trial numbers, errata, retractions, updates and more through our Crossmark service, JATS-formatted abstracts, relationships between items…
  15. 15. Ways to deposit metadata • Upload XML file ( • The manual web deposit form ( • OJS Crossref plugin • Metadata Manager (currently for journal content)
  16. 16. Web deposit form
  17. 17. Via OJS
  18. 18. Metadata Manager
  19. 19. Not just bibliographic metadata
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  21. 21. metadata record funding data bad data @#&$*@citations Submission queue All content registration submissions are added to the same queue Most are processed quickly but if not, you can view your spot in the queue
  22. 22. Success! Your content now has persistent identifiers and a Crossref metadata record ??????? hooray! Failure…your content has not been registered.
  23. 23. Metadata should be… • accurate • complete • up to date
  24. 24. Important to deposit good quality metadata
  25. 25. Viewing your metadata Crossref Metadata Search
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  28. 28. Sharing metadata - benefits • Greater discovery of your content • Inclusion in discovery services • Only your metadata is shared – not your full text
  29. 29. Content doesn’t exist in a vacuum • Publishers are increasingly depositing relationship metadata • This links: • Articles and their underlying data • Preprints and accepted manuscripts/versions of record • Translated content • Articles and reviews
  30. 30. The Article Nexus
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  32. 32. • Help members register and maintain their metadata records • Help everyone else discover and use metadata records • 1/3 of all support tickets are related to metadata quality concerns Product Support
  33. 33. Where to find help • Help documentation: • Crossref technical support: email • Webinars: • Other questions:
  34. 34. Thanks @CrossrefOrg and @crossrefsupport