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These are the fields in a funder object. When you use the API to get a single funder or lists of funders, this is what's returned.
List: A list of alternate titles for this funder.
"US National Institutes of Health",
"Institutos Nacionales de la Salud",
Years with zero citations and zero works have been removed so you will need to add those back in if you need them.
// and so forth
description: "medical research organization in the United States"
String: The primary name of the funder.
display_name: "National Institutes of Health"
Integer: The number of grants linked to this funder.
String: The URL for this funder's primary homepage.
String: The OpenAlex ID for this funder.
Object: All the external identifiers that we know about for this funder. IDs are expressed as URIs whenever possible. Possible ID types:
This is usually a hotlink to a wikimedia image. You can change the
width=300parameter in the URL if you want a different thumbnail size.
image_thumbnail_url: "https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Redirect/file/NIH 2013 logo vertical.svg&width=300"
String: URL where you can get an image representing this funder. Usually this a hotlink to a Wikimedia image, and usually it's a seal or logo.
image_url: "https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Redirect/file/NIH 2013 logo vertical.svg"
In many cases, a single organization does not fit neatly into one role. For example, Yale University is a single organization that is a research university, funds research studies, and publishes an academic journal. The
rolesproperty links the OpenAlex entities together for a single organization, and includes counts for the works associated with each role.
Object: Citation metrics for this funder
2yr_mean_citednessFloat: The 2-year mean citedness for this source. Also known as impact factor. We use the year prior to the current year for the citations (the numerator) and the two years prior to that for the citation-receiving publications (the denominator).
While the h-index and the i-10 index are normally author-level metrics and the 2-year mean citedness is normally a journal-level metric, they can be calculated for any set of papers, so we include them for funders.
Integer: The number of works linked to this funder.