Standardizing Data and Data Exchange in Scholarly Publishing

Jay Henry, Ringgold’s Chief Marketing Officer, spoke at the Council of Science Editors Annual Meeting on 5 May 2014 in San Antonio, Texas.

There are several organizations, such as the CrossRef, the National Library of Medicine, ORCID and Ringgold, which are putting forth ideas to standardize data and data exchange throughout scholarly publishing. This session discussed new initiatives that address such challenges as easily identifying funding sources, managing author disambiguation, managing institution disambiguation, and standardization of information exchange