While I have not used the NSF API, its documentation mentions 
"publicationResearch" and "publicationConference".  These might give you 
the citations you're looking for.

As far as I know, each agency runs their own infrastructure for 
reporting on grants and therefore will have their own API.

You might also try searching Google Scholar and other literature 
databases for the grant number to see where it's mentioned in the text 
of an article.  Publishers are increasingly storing such data in article 
metadata as well, so in the long run, I expect this kind of searching on 
publications will become easier.


On 4/11/19 1:31 PM, Eric Lease Morgan wrote:
> Has anybody here used the NSF (National Science Foundation) API to identify citations coming from a grant?
> The NSF has a simple API for querying grants. See -->  Based on what I read, no citation data is associated with awards. In other words, after an award has been granted, list the publications associated with it. Am I missing something?
> For example, here is a link to an award -->  At the bottom of the output is a list (of one) citation. I'd like to extracxt that citation, programatically and without screen scraping. (Yuck.)
> More broadly, given an award identifier from NSF, NIH, etc, how might you suggest (programmatically) finding citations generated from the awarded research?
> --
> Eric Morgan