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Easily add faculty publication records with new Scopus API

Pull Scopus metadata records in one search.

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One of the primary purposes of the IR is to serve an institution’s faculty members by representing the full breadth of their works.  And yet, creating a comprehensive archive is one of the hardest, most burdensome challenges for IR managers.

The newly released Scopus-to-Digital Commons harvesting integration can save IR managers up to 90% of the time it typically takes to add faculty publication records into the IR.

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[The Seton Hall] eRepository allows the University’s research to become a viable worldwide resource.

— Sebastian Derry, Assistant Dean for Public Services, Seton Hall University Libraries (USA)

Benefits of the integration

  • Quickly and accurately populate your IR with trusted Scopus data
  • No technical skills required
  • Spend less time on data entry
  • Comply with open access (OA) mandates by flagging OA content
  • Take advantage of customization and content control features

How the API works

The interface harvests metadata from faculty members' publications indexed in Scopus for easy reviewing and uploading to the IR. A single search will pull all the Scopus metadata records for your institution's authors. Simply review and mark metadata for uploading to your Digital Commons IR, creating instant records that reflect your institution’s full research output.

The Scopus harvesting integration means you can quickly populate a Digital Commons repository and push it live in record time. Routine harvesting of Scopus metadata ensures your IR is easily kept up-to-date.

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About Digital Commons

Increase exposure and impact of your institution’s research and scholarship with a secure, scalable, cloud-hosted platform – no IT resources required.

No matter your institution’s size, type or mission, Digital Commons can help you show your institution in its best light to:

  • attract the best-fit students and faculty
  • support open access initiatives, including institution-published journals
  • publish open educational resources and open textbooks
  • comply with research data-sharing mandates
  • show your unique history through open sharing of special collections and archival images