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David Shotton

David Shotton is (with Silvio Peroni) Director of OpenCitations, a founding member of the Initiative for Open Citations, and developer of the SPAR (Semantic Publishing and Referencing) Ontologies, a suite of OWL-DL ontologies to serve the academic publishing domain. Originally a cell biologist, he has for the last decade pioneered the field of Semantic Publishing, and more generally has employed semantic web / linked data technologies for citation and research data integration and publication, and for enhancing document and data markup. He is a founding member of Force11, a scholarly community advancing the future of research communication and e-scholarship through the effective use of information technology.