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Crossref similarity check update webinar Sept 2016


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The webinar will provide an update on Crossref's Similarity Check service (formerly CrossCheck) and will cover:

-Branding changes
-Current service statistics
-Indexing method upgrade
-Upcoming iThenticate developments

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Crossref similarity check update webinar Sept 2016

  1. 1. Similarity Check Update September 2016 Madeleine Watson Product Manager Crossref
  2. 2. Session overview 1 Branding change 2 Currents statistics 3 Indexing method upgrade 4 iThenticate developments 5 Q&A
  3. 3. What is Similarity Check? A service powered by the iThenticate technology that is offered by Crossref to it’s qualifying members. 1. Software that analyses and compares text 2. Database of content to check text against
  4. 4. 1. Branding change
  5. 5. Crossref Turnitin
  6. 6. Hello you! Logo files are available from
  7. 7. 2. Similary Check state of play Over 1100 users 52 million full-text content items indexed 196,000 titles Average 326,046 manuscripts screened every month
  8. 8. 3. Indexing upgrade Indexing via full-text URLs you provide in your DOI XML is faster, safer and more comprehensive that other methods. Crossref DOI metadata Turnitin’s CIS Similarity Check Database iThenticate OAI-PMH API
  9. 9. Key benefits of a single method Reduced traffic to publisher servers Reduced margin for error and simplified issue recovery Quicker turnaround on indexing with fewer delays Daily ingest, better than monthly!
  10. 10. Deposit as-crawled URLs in your existing DOI XML by 31st Dec 2016 … and please remember to include this link in all your new DOI deposits
  11. 11. Already depositing as-crawled URLs? Check
  12. 12. How to enable as-crawled indexing <doi_data> <doi>10.5555/sampledoi</doi> <resource></resource> <collection property="crawler-based"> <item crawler="iParadigms"> <resource></resource> </item> </collection> </doi_data>
  13. 13. Submit your links via the Web Deposit Form Use resource-only update to add links into existing DOIs in bulk via a single .csv upload
  14. 14. Remember to ensure your hosting domain whitelists Turinitin’s IP range: Full technical instructions available on Crossref’s Help Site Is your content subscription- based?
  15. 15. Key points to remember • Deposit full-text URLs in existing DOIs by 31st Dec 2016 • Include full-text URL in all new DOI deposits • Check your Depositor_Journals report • Whitelist Turnitin’s full IP range • Let me know when you’re done! • Need help? Email me at or read our Help guide
  16. 16. 4. iThenticate developments August 2016 User Interface can now be translated into additional languages: German, French, Italian, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), Dutch, Simplified and Traditional Chinese. September – November 2016 New submission service Improvements to the User Interface
  17. 17. Thank you iThenticate billing and technical support or