pintoch
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How can I get a list of citations for a DoI or PubMed ID?
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I know of two freely available datasets which might be interesting for you: the Microsoft Academic Graph, a very broad dataset that should contain a decent proportion of PubMed the CORE dataset, ...

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How to encourage self-archiving of preprints in science?
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This is a very broad question that the open access (OA) community has been discussing for ages and, as you point out, is not solved yet. Universities have tried adopting open access policies to ...

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Is it OK to refuse to cite paywalled papers?
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Instead of refusing to cite paywalled articles, what about contacting their authors, encouraging them to upload their articles to an open repository? John Dove has proposed this idea recently. He ...

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Why don't academics bypass restrictions on the distribution of their papers the same way as an institutional open access policy seems to do?
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The main reason is inertia and lack of information, I think. Researchers are not really aware of the costs their institutions have to face to subscribe to journals. From their perspective, publishing ...

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Applying for an MPhil or PhD in Computer Science at Cambridge University
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The MPhil in Advanced Computer Science is designed as a preparation course for the PhD, so yes, it is absolutely normal to apply for the MPhil with the intention to apply for a PhD while there. Being ...

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Bulk download of arXiv (or other publication data set) with metadata AND citations
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arXiv's metadata does not include any citation information. If you are interested in citations in arXiv documents, your best bet is probably to extract them from the PDF files using a dedicated tool (...

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How does ORCID work?
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ORCID identifiers do not mean much when you write them on the first page of a paper. Humans usually prefer to see affiliations or email addresses, because they carry more meaning. However, ORCID iDs ...

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Is it okay to submit manuscript to arXiv after "revise and resubmit"?
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The version you mention is called a postprint. Publishers have various policies about them. You can use the SHERPA/RoMEO service to get a summary of the policy in place for a particular journal. Here ...

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How do I get editing help for technical (mathematic/statistic) paper publishing?
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I suggest these four steps: Identify your research community. The problems you are working on should have some connections with previous works. If not, it will be hard to publish your work anywhere, ...

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