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APIs for Scholarly Resources

A list of commonly-used APIs for scholarly resources

JSTOR

Not a true API, but allows computational analysis and selection of JSTOR’s scholarly journal and primary resource collections. Includes tools for faceted searching and filtering, text analysis, topic modelling, data extraction, and visualization

How it’s accessed
Web interface

Return format
CSV, varies depending on tool used
How to register: Free to access, registration is required to obtain results; no institutional affiliation required
 

Limitations
Datasets are capped by default at 1,000 articles; users seeking larger results are asked to contact JSTOR Data for Research
 

Contact for technical questions
support@jstor.org, http://about.jstor.org/contact
 

Useful Links
http://about.jstor.org/service/data-for-research