JournalMap API Examples

Earlier this month we announced the public release of the JournalMap API Version 1.0. To say we're excited about the possibilities that the API opens up for using and embedding JournalMap data would be a massive understatement. If you're like me though, it's easy to see the potential in…

Announcing the JournalMap API!

It's been a long time coming, but we're excited to announce the public release of the JournalMap API! Through the API you can access and embed JournalMap data and services in other applications. Given how JournalMap's database is growing through our partnerships with publishers and learned societies, the API will…

Journal Analytics with JournalMap

In addition to user submissions, many of JournalMap's articles come from efforts to geotag entire Journal volumes. These comprehensive efforts make it possible to use JournalMap to look at what, where, and how journals publish. The four examples below illustrate how many articles contained geographic coordinates, what formats were used…

Welcoming BioStor to JournalMap!

This week we've finally seen the fruition of a partnership with BioStor that brings over 5,500 geotagged articles from the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) into JournalMap. BioStor extracts articles from the BHL, parses them for citation information, taxonomic references, and geographic coordinates, and then feeds the articles back to…

Challenges with automatic place-name recognition in article geotagging

The workflow that we use for article geotagging in JournalMap is best described as semi-automated. We've developed a set of pattern-recognition algorithms that can find and convert close to 100 different formats of geographic coordinates. We're quite proud of these algorithms, and they do a fantastic job of picking up…

The Geographic Resume

One of the cool things you can do with JournalMap’s new Collections feature is create a map-based geographic resume of your articles. Use it to tout your knowledge on a specific ecosystem or region of the world. Send the link to your colleagues and put it on your LinkedIn…