Cataloging of millions of research publications


Project Status: Beta
  • Entity editing only possibly by API; web interface is not implemented
  • Edits are manually reviewed (not automatically accepted)
  • API schemas and client libraries not guaranteed to be backwards-compatible

Fatcat is a versioned, user-editable catalog of research publications: journal articles, conference proceedings, pre-prints, etc. Features include archival file-level metadata (verified digests and long-term copies, in addition to URLs), a documented API, and work/release indexing (aka, linking together of pre-prints and final copies).  Read more...

Entity Type Actions Examples Lookup
Release
journal article, pre-print, book
published version of a Work
Search Paper
Container
journal or serial
Search Journal
Creator
authors, editors, translators
Author
File
specific digital blobs (immutable)
PDF
File Set
datasets, suplementary materials
Dataset
Web Capture
HTML and interactive articles, blog posts
D-Lib
Blog Post
Work
for grouping Releases
Paper