Scholia, Scientometrics and Wikidata

Finn Nielsen, Daniel Mietchen, Egon Willighagen

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Abstract

Scholia is a tool to handle scientific bibliographic information through Wikidata. The Scholia Web service creates on-the-fly scholarly profiles for researchers, organizations, journals, publishers, individual scholarly works, and for research topics. To collect the data, it queries the SPARQL-based Wikidata Query Service. Among several display formats available in Scholia are lists of publications for individual researchers and organizations, plots of publications per year, employment timelines, as well as co-author and topic networks and citation graphs. The Python package implementing the Web service is also able to format Wikidata bibliographic entries for use in LaTeX/BIBTeX. Apart from detailing Scholia, we describe how Wikidata has been used for bibliographic information and we also provide some scientometric statistics on this information.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Semantic Web: ESWC 2017 Satellite Events
Volume10577
PublisherSpringer
Publication date2017
Pages237-259
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event14th ESCW - European Semantic Web Conference 2017 - Portoroz, Slovenia
Duration: 28 May 20171 Jun 2017
Conference number: 14
https://2017.eswc-conferences.org/

Conference

Conference14th ESCW - European Semantic Web Conference 2017
Number14
CountrySlovenia
CityPortoroz
Period28/05/201701/06/2017
Internet address
SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume10577
ISSN0302-9743

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Nielsen, F., Mietchen, D., & Willighagen, E. (2017). Scholia, Scientometrics and Wikidata. In The Semantic Web: ESWC 2017 Satellite Events (Vol. 10577, pp. 237-259). Springer. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.. 10577 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-70407-4_36