Including RPS data on your webpages
This page provides information for webmasters and
individuals who wish to display lists of publications drawn from RPS in a departmental or personal web page.
It also provides information on migrating from the previous
technology which used data from OnCite.
Please Note: Data for display in webpages is refreshed from RPS on a nightly basis. Changes made today will be visible in webpages and profiles tomorrow.
URL format for Publications Lists:
Publications lists are created by using specially formatted web addresses (URLs). You can choose to have a lists for the following:
- A single user
- A list of specified users
- A whole department
The syntax for a single user's list from RPS is:
where the person_userid is the UCL userid used to log in to RPS.
where the rps_groupid is the numeric identifier of
the department within RPS (see below).
Note: RPS allocates staff to groups based on HR data and can only store one department affiliation per person. This means that staff with multiple affiliations or who are only informally attached to the department may not appear.
Additional options for author lists
Publications from an individual author, sorted by
Publications from an individual author, sorted by publication type:
Publications from multiple named authors (join as many as you wish with "&"):
Add a stylesheet:
Including publications that are in press:
In press publications (i.e. those with a status of 'Accepted', 'In preparation', or 'Submitted') are hidden from public lists by default. They can be added by using the following syntax:
- Assuming the publication date field is empty for in press publications, entries will appear under the heading 'Forthcoming' with the current status.
- If in press publications include a publication date, even if it is in the future, publications will appear both under 'Forthcoming' AND under the year of publication with the current status. This is by design and does not indicate duplication.
If you want to embed your list of publications in a Silva web page, follow the instructions on the Silva support page.
If you maintain your publications manually - e.g through DreamWeaver or similar web editing tools, RPS web lists are best included on your pages using an iFrame. Use the sample code below as a guide:
<iframe src="http://www.ucl.ac.uk/research/publications/pubs/? users=person_userid&stylesheet=http://www.ucl.ac.uk/css/uclonline2.css" marginwidth="10" marginheight="10" noresize="" title="Publications" frameborder="0" height="360" width="650"> </iframe>
Please refer to this page for details of numeric identifiers of departments/units or read on for instructions on finding other group codes.
can produce a publications list for any group within RPS - if the group is not shown
in the main list, please follow these steps to find its identifier:
- Log in to RPS.
- Click on 'Explore'.
- Click on 'Browse recently published publications'.
- Drill down through the UCL hierarchy as shown to find your department/unit.
- Click on the number in brackets to the right of the department/unit.
- In the browser address bar, you will see a URL in the form https://rps.ucl.ac.uk/browse.html?gid=rps_groupid
- Copy the rps_groupid and use it in the syntax shown at the top of this page.
Any queries regarding this process should be direct, to firstname.lastname@example.org
- OnCite lists will continue to be available until departments have had time to migrate
- The data in these lists will continue to show data as at 5 March 2010
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