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APIs for Scholarly Resources

A list of commonly-used APIs for scholarly resources

Semantic Scholar API

Provides on-demand source of data about authors, papers, citations, venues, and more from Semantic Scholar, a free, AI-powered academic search engine with nearly 200 million papers covering all disciplines.


No API key is required.

Return Format

The API returns results in JSON format.


The API allows up to 100 requests per 5 minutes. To access a higher rate limit, complete the form to request authentication for your project.

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