Service summary

Crossref makes content that members contribute available through a set of interfaces including human search interfaces and APIs. Metadata retrieval as a service powers a multitude of other services and applications in the scholarly space that rely on scholarly metadata.

Transformative influence

Eight properties drawn from IOI’s concept of transformative influence:

Community engagement

Three properties describing the relationship between an organization and its community in the form of the presence of:

Researcher comment

Crossref is a non-stock, not-for-profit membership organization with 501(c)(6) tax exempt status with the IRS. We have chosen to list its organizational model as standalone nonprofit and will explore adding additional context in future iterations.