OpenAlex API documentation


Companies and organizations that distribute works
Publishers are companies and organizations that distribute journal articles, books, and theses. OpenAlex indexes about 7,000 publishers.
You can get a publisher from the OpenAlex API like this:
Our publisher data is closely tied to the publisher information in Wikidata. So the Canonical External ID for OpenAlex publishers is a Wikidata ID, and almost every publisher has one. Publishers are linked to sources through the host_organization field.

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