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The main pourpouse of this API, is to avoid or at least decrease the number of institution names to be included into XML files in a wrong form. It means that this tool will suggest the correct name o a given institution name. It may be used by the SciELO team and anyone involved in the production of XML documents that must be compliant with the SciELO Publishing Schema.

How to suggest institution names

The suggestion of new institution names must be made through our issue tracking system. The suggested names will be evaluated by a QA team before be included at the Wayta database. This process may take a huge time to be accomplished, please be patient.

How to query?

{ "head": { "match": "by_similarity" }, "choices": [ { "score": 8.036916, "value": "Universidade de São Paulo" } ] }
{ head: { match: "multiple" }, choices: [ { city: "Rio de Janeiro", country: "Brazil", value: "Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro", state: "Rio de Janeiro", score: 8.287096, iso3166: "BR" }, { city: "São Paulo", country: "Brazil", value: "Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo", state: "São Paulo", score: 5.763332, iso3166: "BR" }, { city: "Porto Alegre", country: "Brazil", value: "Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul", state: "Rio Grande do Sul", score: 5.763332, iso3166: "BR" }, { city: "Belo Horizonte", country: "Brazil", value: "Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais", state: "Minas Gerais", score: 4.7990766, iso3166: "BR" } ] }
{ head: { match: "by_similarity" }, choices: [ { country: "Brazil", score: 6.1959453, iso3166: "BR", value: "Brazil" } ] }