Semantic Scholar API

Browser Redirect

api.semanticscholar.org/[S2PaperId | DOI | ArXivId]

You can easily link to Semantic Scholar pages without calling the API. Simply create a link with the ID you have and we will redirect the user's browser to the appropriate page.

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API Methods

Lightweight programmatic access to paper and author data. If you're interested in large amounts of our data, see our freely available archive.

Paper Lookup

api.semanticscholar.org/v1/paper/[S2PaperId | DOI | ArXivId]

Look up information about a paper in Semantic Scholar. Returns a JSON structure describing the paper.

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By default, references from the paper will not be included if we do not have the referenced paper. To retrieve extracted references anyways, include this query param. Note that paperId and url will be empty for unknown references.

?include_unknown_references=true

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Author Lookup

api.semanticscholar.org/v1/author/[S2AuthorId]

Look up information about an author in Semantic Scholar. Returns a JSON structure describing the author.

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