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Scientific journals are providing greater access to published research by releasing new APIs. Cambridge Journals Online API and Public Library of Science Article Level Metrics API have both been released in the past several weeks. Meanwhile, the European Commission has just completed a public consultation on open access to research data ahead of a new wave of policy reform and their next big research funding round.
As another week comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the APIs that caught our attention. This week there were 43 APIs added to our directory this week and our team picked the ones that stood out. Read below for more information on each.
198 riders from 22 teams set off on June 29th, 2013 to race in the 100th anniversary of LeTour de France -- an annual multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France. Today, professional cycling is arguably the most technology addicted of all sports, with cyclists frequently using technology to achieve improved performance. Similar to other sectors, API Management is now at the heart of the latest technology advances in this field.
||The Campus Labs API integrates educational data into applications. OAuth2 authentication is available with HTTP requests and JSON responses. Developers can explore courses, evaluations, notations,...||Education||08.16.2016|
||Aquaplot offers sea routing functionality and distance computation for ships. Developers can build integrations related to route planning, route optimization, fleet maneuver planning, and traffic...||Optimization||08.15.2016|
NASA Vesta Trek REST
||This API is a part of a collection of APIs that power the Vesta Trek NASA web-based portals for exploration. Map layers are available through OGC RESTful WMTS protocol. NASA open data supports NASA...||Astronomy||08.12.2016|
NASA EONET Layers
||This EONET REST API allows you access to layers that are mapped to categories within EONET and provides a category-specific list of layers. A Layer is a reference to a specific web service that can...||Science||08.12.2016|
NASA EONET Categories
||This EONET REST API can be used to filter the output of the Categories API and the Layers API. Categories are the types of events by which individual events are cataloged. EONET is The Earth...||Science||08.12.2016|