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Wednesday, January 23 • 2:30pm - 2:55pm
Implementation of Organizational IDs in NASA's ADS Abstract Service

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After several years of effort, NASA's Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Abstract Service (http://adswww.harvard.edu) has implemented an affiliation component to literature searches in astronomy and physics.  We use a two-tier heierarchy of institutional identifiers based on Ringgold
data and modified for our corpus of data.  We have tentatively identified authors' institutions for approximately 95% of the 2.3 million astronomy abstracts and approximately 70% of the 9.4 million physics abstracts.  I will describe our journey, our current pit stop, and our final destination.

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Carolyn Grant

Astrophysics Data System
I have been working at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics for over thirty years and have been programming for the ADS Abstract Service since its inception in 1992. I originally began working at CfA while an undergraduate at Harvard College and liked it so much I never... Read More →

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