blog  Exploring SciGraph data using JSON-LD, Elastic Search and Kibana.

Apr 2017

Hello there data lovers! In this post you can find some information on how to download and make some sense of the scholarly dataset recently made available by the Springer Nature SciGraph project, by using the freely available Elasticsearch suite of software.


blog  Nature.com Subjects Stream Graph.

Jan 2016

The nature.com subjects stream graph displays the distribution of content across the subject areas covered by the nature.com portal.


blog  Is wikipedia a valid source of scientific knowledge?.

Sep 2015

Is wikipedia a valid source of scientific knowledge? Many would say yes. Others are still quite skeptical, or maybe just cautious about it. What seems to be the case though - and this is what this post is about - is that wikipedians are increasingly including references to scientific literature, and when they do it they do it right.

blog  A sneak peek at Nature.com articles' archive.

Jun 2015

We're getting closer to releasing the full set of metadata covering over one million articles published by Nature Publishing Group since 1845. So here's a sneak peek at this dataset, in the form of a simple d3.js visual summary of what soon will be available to download and reuse.


blog  Nature.com subject pages available online!.

Jun 2014

Subject pages are pages that aggregate content from across nature.com based on the tagging of that content by NPG subject ontology terms. After six months of work on this project we've finally launched the first release of the site, which is reachable online at http://www.nature.com/subjects. Hooray!