COCI CSV dataset of all the citation data

2018-11-12T21:42:54Z (GMT) by OpenCitations ​
This dataset contains all the citation data (in CSV format) included in COCI, released on the 12th of November 2018. In particular, each line of the CSV file defines a citation, and includes the following information:
  • [field "oci"] the Open Citation Identifier (OCI) for the citation;
  • [field "citing"] the DOI of the citing entity;
  • [field "cited"] the DOI of the cited entity;
  • [field "creation"] the creation date of the citation (i.e. the publication date of the citing entity);
  • [field "timespan"] the time span of the citation (i.e. the interval between the publication date of the cited entity and the publication date of the citing entity);
  • [field "journal_sc"] it records whether the citation is a journal self-citations (i.e. the citing and the cited entities are published in the same journal);
  • [field "author_sc"] it records whether the citation is an author self-citation (i.e. the citing and the cited entities have at least one author in common).
This version of the dataset contains:
  • 445,826,118 citations;
  • 46,534,705 bibliographic resources.
The size of the zipped archive is 11 GB, while the size of the unzipped CSV file is 72 GB.

Additional information about COCI can be retrieved in the official webpage and in the introductory blog post in the OpenCitations blog.