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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. 

Please Note:

Data for display in webpages is refreshed from RPS on a six hourly basis. 

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 Person
  • Several People
  • A whole department

Personal Lists:

The syntax for a single person's list from RPS is:

http://sql-ssrs01.ad.ucl.ac.uk/RPSDATA.SVC/pubs/upi

where the upi is the UCL Person Identifier which can be found on your staff identity card.

Several People

The syntax for several people list is:

http://sql-ssrs01.ad.ucl.ac.uk/RPSDATA.SVC/pubs/upi,upi

where the upi is the UCL Person Identifier which can be found on your staff identity card.

Department Lists:

http://sql-ssrs01.ad.ucl.ac.uk/RPSDATA.SVC/pubs/Null?&deptcode=dept

where dept is the department code.  You can find your department code from here:-

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/adminsys/upi/orgs/hierarchy.html


Note: RPS allocates staff to departments 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 sort options for author lists


Publications from an individual author, sorted by year:
http://sql-ssrs01.ad.ucl.ac.uk/RPSDATA.SVC/pubs/upi?orderby=year

Where the upi is the UCL Person Identifier which can be found on your staff identity card.


Publications from an individual author, sorted by publication type:
http://sql-ssrs01t.ad.ucl.ac.uk/RPSDATA.SVC/pubs/upi?orderby=type

Where the upi is the UCL Person Identifier which can be found on your staff identity card.

Department publications ordered by publication type:

http://sql-ssrs01t.adtest.bcc.ac.uk/RPSDATA.SVC/pubs/Nullorderby=type&deptcode=dept

Where dept is the department code.  You can find the department code from here:-

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/adminsys/upi/orgs/hierarchy.html