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dblp computer science bibliography (dblp)
Hosting Legal Entity
Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Center for Informatics
Oktavie-Allee, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, PO: 66687 (Germany)
Universität Trier, dblp, Campus II, H544, Schloss Dagstuhl, Trier Office, Trier, PO: 54286, Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany)
Type Of RI
Virtual, Distributed
Coordinating Country
Current Status:
Operational since 1993
Operational since 1993
Scientific Description
Since 2011, Schloss Dagstuhl operates the dblp computer science bibliography in close cooperation with the University of Trier. Listing more than four million articles, dblp is the world's most comprehensive open metadata collection of computer science research articles. The goal of dblp is to support computer scientists in their daily work, for example when reviewing the literature of a given author or subject area, or when searching for online full-text versions of research articles. The dblp database is often considered to be the reference database for quality-assured and normalized bibliographic metadata in computer science. Additionally, dblp supports funding agencies and decision makers by providing and curating personalized author profiles. By operating dblp, Schloss Dagstuhl furthers its mission of promoting the identification, dissemination and implementation of new computer science developments at an internationally recognized level.

RI Keywords
Open data access, Research data, Bibliographic database, Computer science bibliography, Computer Science, Service to the community
RI Category
Research Bibliographies
Data Archives, Data Repositories and Collections
Complex Data Facilities
Scientific Domain
Information Science and Technology
Bibliographic database

The dblp computer science bibliography provides open bibliographic information on major computer science journals and proceedings: # of publications: 4,736,431; # of authors: 2,346,495; # of conferences: 5,744; # of journals: 1,622

Access Type
Access Mode
Number of Users
Number Year
587,668 2017
562,969 2016
Users Definition
User Demographics
Extra-European Users - 64.0% in 2017
European Users - 22.0% in 2017
National Users - 14.0% in 2017
Extra-European Users - 57.0% in 2016
European Users - 19.0% in 2016
National Users - 24.0% in 2016
Date of last update: 22/08/2019
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