Zootaxa #

This is a canonical data source description, https://data.sciveyor.com/source/zootaxa.

The current dataSourceVersion described by this documentation is 1. The dataSource name for this data is Zootaxa.

Coverage: Zootaxa, from its founding until April 14, 2021
Size: 31,348 articles
Copyright: articles are copyright Magnolia Press, appearing under agreement with the publisher
Credits: Stijn Conix, C.H. Pence

How we got it #

This data was provided to us via a bulk download from Magnolia Press. We cannot extend our coverage without obtaining further articles from them.

Processing #

  • Plain Text: Extracted from journal article PDF files.
  • Metadata: JSON files of metadata provided by the publisher, supplemented by CrossRef scraping
  • Keywords and Tags: Many papers have publisher-provided “subject” tags, which were preserved in the tags field.

Changelog #

  • Data Source Version 3 (2022-08-04): Remove null values from JSON.
  • Data Source Version 2 (2022-08-04): Fix missing licenseUrl parameter.
  • Data Source Version 1 (2022-08-04): First import of Zootaxa data.