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Promoting Data Citation Adoption via Scholix

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    Martin Fenner

    Collaborative session notes:

    Introduction to Scholix (15 min)

    Scholix in numbers (OpenAIRE 10 min, DataCite/Crossref 10 min)

    Using Scholix for Bibliometrics (Meaningful Data Counts Project, 15 min)

    Open discussion: 

    What are the big problems the Scholix community hasn’t solved yet?

    What is the work that should be done to address those problems in 2020?


    Additional links to informative material
    Working Group Recommendation
    Burton, A., Fenner, M., Haak, W., & Manghi, P. (2017). Scholix Metadata Schema For Exchange Of Scholarly Communication Links.
    Scholix Metadata Schema
    La Bruzzo, S., & Manghi, P. (2017). The Scholix Metadata Schema (Json And Xml). Zenodo.
    Open Citations data dump in Scholix format
    OpenCitations​. (2020). COCI Scholix dataset of all the citation data [Data set]. figshare.
    Bibliometric analysis of Scholix data
    Khan, N., Pink, C. J., & Thelwall, M. (2020). Identifying Data Sharing and Reuse with Scholix: Potentials and Limitations. Patterns, 1(1), 100007.

    Are you willing to hold your session at multiple times to accommodate various time zones?

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    Open Science Graphs for FAIR Data IG

    Brief introduction describing the activities and scope of the group
    The working group has generated a Scholix metadata schema, has helped implement this schema in multiple Scholix hubs and other infrastructure providers, and has built a community that provides Data citation services. The group is in maintenance mode since 2019 and continues to work on Scholix adoption.

    Group chair serving as contact person
    Martin Fenner

    Meeting objectives
    The Scholix Working Group is in maintenance mode, focussing on adoption of the Scholix metadata schema and growing the Scholix community. The objectives of this session at the RDA Plenary are as follows:

    Introduction to Scholix for new users
    Update on the adoption of Scholix, looking at the number of data citations, broken down by repository, publisher, discipline and over time
    updates on the activities of the Scholix community, in particular work on bibliometrics for data citations
    open discussion about most important blockers for adoption, and work needed going forward in 2020

    Please indicate the breakout slot (s) that would suit your meeting
    Breakout 2, Breakout 4, Breakout 5, Breakout 8

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