Crossref Event Data (Beta)
Version 1.1.0 - Beta
UPDATE: The new Event Data API v1 is available. There are some breaking changes. See the Query API page for more information.
A note about Beta
Crossref Event Data has not yet launched as a production service, but is currently available in Beta. This means:
- If you have feedback or a specific use case to share, we'd love to hear from you. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org .
- The Beta service is freely available, but we recommend you contact us to register as a Beta tester so we can keep you in the loop.
- The Beta service isn't feature-complete and there may be funtionality mentioned in this Guide that is not yet implemented.
- We cannot guarantee the stability of the Beta service.
- You may find bugs. If you do, please contact us.
This guide is for everyone
Welcome to the Crossref Event Data User Guide. It's written for everyone, and covers everything you need to know (and maybe a little more) from the top-level concepts down to the nuts and bolts. When it gets too technical, stop reading! However, if you plan to integrate Event Data into your service, database or research, you should read the guide in its entirety.
This Guide is a living document, and if you have questions or suggestions you can email email@example.com or create issues and pull requests on the Github repository, which is linked at the top of every page.
If you're keen to get your hands on the data, you can jump straight to the Quick Start page. Please bear in mind that the service is in Beta.
license link so you know which licence applies to the data, as well as a
If after the Quick Start you decide to use Event Data, you are strongly encouraged to read the entire Guide. Event Data is an open, flexible service that gathers data from a range of sources. It's important that you understand where the data comes from, how it's processed, and what you should bear in in mind when using it.
Click the 'Next' button at the bottom of this page to get started...
|18-April-2016||0.1||Joe Wass firstname.lastname@example.org||Initial MVP release|
|19-April-2016||0.2||Joe Wass email@example.com||Add 'Contributing to Event Data'|
|16-August-2016||0.3||Joe Wass firstname.lastname@example.org||Remove Relations & Deposits, update new Query API|
|08-September-2016||0.4||Joe Wass email@example.com||Complete rewrite using new concepts and components|
|27-September-2016||0.5||Joe Wass firstname.lastname@example.org||Updated Evidence Record information|
|09-November-2016||0.5.1||Joe Wass email@example.com||Adjusted query API syntax|
|22-Feb-2017||0.6.1||Joe Wass firstname.lastname@example.org||Pre-beta adjustments. Reflects major refactor of services.|
|09-Mar-2017||0.7.0||Joe Wass email@example.com||Complete review of all documentation. Most of it overhauled.|
|06-May-2017||1.0.0||Joe Wass firstname.lastname@example.org||Beta!|
|06-May-2017||1.0.1||Joe Wass email@example.com||Add Canonical URLs, Evidence Logs|
|06-March-2018||1.1.0||Joe Wass firstname.lastname@example.org||New Version 1 API, breaking changes.|