Rallying the community is a key Crossref role. Sometimes this means collaborating on new initiatives but it is also an ongoing process, a cornerstone of our outreach efforts. Part of rallying the community is bringing people together, literally, in a series of outreach days around the globe. It means we encourage dialog with us and among members and non-publisher affiliates. We want to hear from the community and we hope to facilitate conversations in it.
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Following up on previous posts on OTMI (the proposal from NPG for scholarly publishers to syndicate their full text to drive text-mining applications), Fabien Campagne from Cornell, a long-time OTMI supporter, has created an OTMI-driven search engine (based on his Twease work). This may be the first publicly accessible OTMI-based service. It currently only contains NPG content from the OTMI archive online - some 2 years worth of Nature and four other titles.
We’ve just posted an update about OTMI (the Open Text Mining Interface) on our Web Publishing blog Nascent. This post details the following changes:
Contact email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Wiki - http://opentextmining.org/
Repository - http://www.nature.com/otmi/journals.opml The OTMI content repository currently provides two years’ worth of full text across five of our titles:
Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
Nature Structural & Molecular Biology