Publishers vs. citations


#1

Citations of datasets at the publisher level

GBIF publishers can always visit their publisher page to get an up-to-date number of publications that have cited use of their datasets. For example, the combined datasets of the Danish Society for Nature Conservation

have received 4 citations.

Which publisher has received the most citations?

This is a top 10 compiled today, 30 May 2018:

Any surprises?


#2

Actually, given that iNaturalist is now a project of the California Academy of Sciences, I wonder if how much overlap there is between numbers 3 and 6.

I’d honestly be surprised if the combined unique citations didn’t surpass NMNH.


#3

Unique citations of iNat + CalAcademy = 126


#4

Cool!
Is there a way to get publishers citations through web services API?
I don’t see that in the current dataset/organisation response.


#5

The citations are currently not exposed through the official GBIF API, however, you can get the number through the “unofficial” content API we use for the website. E.g.

A publisher (Natuurpunt):
https://www.gbif.org/api/resource/search?contentType=literature&publishingOrganizationKey=4d3ceea8-5699-439d-a899-decac9cbbdac

A dataset (Ghent Insect collection):
https://www.gbif.org/api/resource/search?contentType=literature&gbifDatasetKey=ce416850-8934-11dc-9962-b8a03c50a862

/Daniel