Thanks for the responses so far.
One thing that I forgot to mention is that the authors I'm going to be
needing data for are faculty, librarians and technologists at liberal
arts universities. So there's not a whole lot of medicine; which is
unfortunate as they seem to have robust APIs in place.
On 05/20/2015 04:38 PM, Christine Mayo wrote:
> I've been doing a lot of work lately with EuropePMC's API -
> It's been super useful for my purposes, though I've been searching based on
> article DOIs, not on authors. You might need to do a bit more parsing of
> the results to make sure you don't have false hits with author names.
> -Christine Mayo
> On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 8:24 AM, Jason Bengtson<[log in to unmask]>
>> The National Library of Medicine has some great apis for use with PubMed
>> and their other databases. That's only health science, but it's a good
>> Best regards,
>> *Jason Bengtson, MLIS, MA*
>> Innovation Architect
>> *Houston Academy of MedicineThe Texas Medical Center Library*
>> 1133 John Freeman Blvd
>> Houston, TX 77030
>> On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 6:22 AM, Pikas, Christina K. <
>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> The Scopus API:http://dev.elsevier.com/sc_apis.html
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
>>> Alex Armstrong
>>> Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6:59 AM
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>>> Subject: [CODE4LIB] API to retrieve scholarly publications by author
>>> Hi list,
>>> What are some good API options for retrieving a list of scholarly
>>> publications by author?
>>> I would like to be able to grab them and display them on a website along
>>> with other information about each author.
>>> Google Scholar does not have a public API as far as I can tell.
>>> CrossRef metadata search does not allow to search by author.
>>> Orcid seems promising. I would have to ask the users I have in mind to
>>> or import their publications to Orcid, as most of them are not on there
>>> already. That's doable, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to do what I
>>> described above with their public (as opposed to their member) API.
>>> Any other ideas or thoughts?
>>> Alex Armstrong