News: Crossref and Retraction Watch - Crossref

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The Blog mentions “a community call on 27th September at 1 p.m. UTC to discuss this new development in the pursuit of research integrity.” how is that accessed? have details gone out already?


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Will the retraction dataset be fully integrated into Crossref’s API? For example, will we be able to search for retractions by journal, author name, institution, etc.?

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Yes, that’s our plan. Geoffrey, our Director of Technology & Research, mentioned that very thing in a thread earlier today:

'Our recently announced opening of the RetractionWatch data will only ever be made available via the REST API.


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Will the Retraction Watch Hijacked Journals Checker also be implemented somehow, that would be marvelous!!!