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- 2016-05-03: 3,333,333
Today, dblp reached the wonderful "Schnapszahl" of 3,333,333 publications.
- 2016-02-29: Small modifications to dblp's XML format
With the next upcoming XML dump, you might notice that we added some additional attributes to a (very small) number of dblp records. These changes have become necessary to realize extensions of the dblp data model in our back-end. Most of our users won't notice any difference at all, but if you are working on our XML raw data dump, you may need to update any local copy of the dblp.dtd file in order to validate future versions of the dblp.xml file. This is also true for all future stable releases of the dblp data set. The new DTD is compatible with all earlier XML dumps.
- 2015-06-18: 3 million publications
We are happy to announce that on Thursday, June 18, 2015, the dblp computer science bibliography indexed its 3-millionth publication. Thanks to the joint effort of the University of Trier and Schloss Dagstuhl, as well as the commitment and help of our dedicated users and data partners, dblp has grown to be the world's most comprehensive open bibliographic data service in computer science. And the service is still growing strong: In each of the past three years, more than 325.000 new publications have been added to the database.
Every month, more than 450.000 distinct users visit the dblp web pages. On average, five dblp pages are viewed per second, and every three seconds a new user session is started. The dblp team understands this ever-growing demand as an incentive to keep consolidating and improving our service.
dblp was built for the computer science research community. It is your tool, and we want it to meet your specific needs, e.g., when you are searching for articles, looking for bibliographic data, or browsing authors and publication venues of computer science. So if you have any ideas or suggestions about how we can improve the utility of dblp for your daily work, please let us know!
- 2015-04-17: Schloss Dagstuhl seeks Research Scientist (Computer Science or Mathematics)
At Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics seeks to hire a Research Scientist (Computer Science or Mathematics). Position start date: July 1, 2015.
Job description: The dblp computer science bibliography, jointly operated by Schloss Dagstuhl and the University of Trier, is the world’s most comprehensive open data collection on bibliographic meta data in computer science, hosting about three million publication records. In the research project Scalable Author Disambiguation for Bibliographic Databases, the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS), FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure, and Schloss Dagstuhl have joined forces to develop algorithmic methods for determining the unambiguous attribution of research articles to their authors in scholarly databases such as dblp or zbMATH. The person hired for this position will be responsible for developing and implementing such methods in the live production environment of dblp, and participating in the ongoing technological and content-related development of the dblp service. Job duties will be performed in close cooperation with the existing dblp team of Schloss Dagstuhl and our project partners.
For more information, please visit the website of Schloss Dagstuhl.
- 2015-04-05: University of Trier seeks Professor (Database and Information Systems)
The Department of Computer Science of the University of Trier seeks a W3 professor at the Chair of Database and Information Systems. The department is (co-)hosting the dblp computer science bibliography.
For more information, please see the official job posting (in German only).
- 2015-03-31: dblp mourns the loss of Klaus Tschira
With great sadness we must report the death of Klaus Tschira, a great patron and sponsor of science and strong supporter of dblp and Schloss Dagstuhl.
You may download the raw dblp data in a single XML file. A simple DTD is available. The paper DBLP - Some Lessons Learned documents technical details of this XML file. In the appendix DBLP XML Requests you may find the description of a primitive dblp query API. The data is released under the ODC-BY 1.0 license.