createDataset

The createDataset Web service 1) submits a file that contains author profile or author publications data or 2) requests that metrics generated from existing data be refreshed.

Request Parameters

Element

Type

Description

contactName

string

Name of the person uploading the file.

institutionName

string

Name of the institution. Generally, all authors in the dataset are affiliated with this institution.

contactEmail

string

Email address of the person uploading the file.

requestType

string

The content can be one of the following:

  • new. Creates a new dataset in InCites.
  • update. Requests that the dataset be refreshed with updated metrics and calculations. The fileType and profileFileData elements must be empty in this type of request.
  • replace. Replaces existing author profile and publication records.
  • correction. Submits updated or corrected data for existing author profile and publications data.

format

string

The content of this element can be either TR or CERIF. See Data Formats.

fileType

string

The content of this element must be ZIP.

profileFileData

base64Binary

This element references an attachment, which is the zip file containing the data to be uploaded.

profileFileData

  • The zip file attached to the message must contain only one XML document.
  • You may give the zip file any filename, as long as it does not contain any spaces and its extension is *.zip. 
  • The XML document must be named AuthorProfile.xml or AuthorPublication.xml.
  • The XML document should be validated against either the AuthorProfile.xsd or the AuthorPublication.xsd before it is submitted.
  • Your Web client should enable/force MTOM to allow for bitstream compression of binary data.
  • Use the cid: notation to indicate the content type of the attachment.
  • Uploaded data are encoded in base64Binary once you have submitted the message.
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