Keeping abreast of thought leaders – A Scopus API application
For those interested in use of APIs, here’s an example of Hong Kong University using the Scopus API to monitor researchers’ publications and citations. This can easily be shifted to monitoring certain KOLs as business dictates…
Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has selected its Scopus search Application Programming Interface (API) technology to continuously update its institutional repository and expert profiling system with information on where and how often researchers are being cited…. HKU is the first institution to show Scopus h-index, and counts of citations, documents, and co-authors for each current HKU author across the institution, in its local institutional repository, The HKU Scholars Hub (The Hub). These details are shown on The Hub ResearcherPages, an expert profiling system which showcases the research of each current HKU author. HKU uses the Scopus API to build these pages, and update them in real time.
Full press release here.