Participation reports give—for the first time—a clear picture for anyone to see the metadata Crossref has. This is data that’s long been available via our Public REST API, now visualized. There’s a separate Participation Report for each member.
It’s a great way to evaluate your content and see where the gaps are in your metadata. The report also offers advice on how to improve in all areas, so you should be able to clearly see how your metadata has improved over time.
No login is required to see the information available in Participation Reports.
No, the data in Participation Reports is ‘open’, so that anyone to see the metadata Crossref has. This is data that’s long been available via our Public REST API, but its now available via Participation Reports in a more visual format, available for anyone to view.
No, it’s free to look up the data.
You can select your (or other) organization name(s) by searching for it then picking from the dropdown.
Yes, Participation Reports are open to the public and you can view reports of any Crossref member.
Yes, Participation Reports is ‘open’, so that anyone to see the metadata Crossref has. And you can see what others see when they use Crossref metadata in their research, tools, and services.
The reports cover all content items registered by a Crossref member.
These percentages enable you to see what metadata you are registering, even if this work is done by a third party or another department. The percentages show what proportion of your content has specific metadata fields registered, i.e. if 80% shows next to Abstracts then 80% of your content items have abstracts registered as part of the metadata deposit.
It means that you haven’t yet registered additional metadata with Crossref. Richer metadata makes content more discoverable and useful, which benefits everyone. Make sure your work can be found.
If you feel like the report is not representing your metadata coverage correctly please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.