CrossCheck collect pdf on OJS

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CrossCheck collect pdf on OJS

Postby zwu96 » Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:48 pm


We are starting to use CrossCheck. As a precondition, we have to allow CrossCheck's crawler to collect our article's pdf file. And the crawler follows the URL in DOI (crossref xml) .
As you know, the URL in DOI (crossref xml) goes to the abstract page, not the PDF file. And then, crosscheck says their crawler can not catch the pdf file. How could I do?
This is the message from CrossCheck: "we need you to redirect our crawler from the DOI landing page (abstract) straight to the full text. Instructions for the various ways in which you can do this are on our indexing page: "

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Re: CrossCheck collect pdf on OJS

Postby jmacgreg » Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:59 pm

Hi Wenwu Zhao,

Good question. We're currently in preliminary discussions with CrossRef about different ways we can better support each other, so chances are there will be a better way to do this in the future; but for the time being, you may want to try the following. If you could report back on how either of these modifications worked, we'd appreciate it.

You will have to edit templates/article/header.tpl. Below

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{include file="article/googlescholar.tpl"}

add the following code:

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{foreach from=$article->getGalleys() item=cc_galley}
   {if $cc_galley->getFileType()=="application/pdf"}
      <meta name="fulltext_pdf" content="{url page="article" op="download" path=$article->getBestArticleId($currentJournal)|to_array:$cc_galley->getBestGalleyId($currentJournal)}"/>
      <meta name="fulltext_html" content="{url page="article" op="view" path=$article->getBestArticleId($currentJournal)|to_array:$cc_galley->getBestGalleyId($currentJournal)}"/>

This should generate the

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<meta name="fulltext_html" content="">
<meta name="fulltext_pdf" content="">

links on all abstract and galley pages, which should suffice for the CrossCheck service. This could best be developed as a standalone CrossCheck plugin, which am happy to provide pointers for if there is enough interest. We will most likely do this at a later date as well, so keep posted.


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Re: CrossCheck collect pdf on OJS

Postby orcalator » Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:49 am

Are there any changes here or this is still a suggested way of doing it? Thx.



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