Get Involved

There are many different ways you can get involved in ContentMine. Here are some ways to do this online, but don’t hesitate to get in touch with us directly via @TheContentMine or email.

Learning

We have worked out easy to start with learning materials to get in touch with our software packages and our virtual machine, which has all software parts in it. Go to our software tutorials to find out more and start with your first Content-Mining session.

If you want to participate in one of our trainings, look at events.

Discussing

If you want to know something or want to participate in the discussions around our software, the trainings or the advocacy work, please visit discuss.contentmine.org. There you can state questions, share your experiences and bring in your interests and experiences in all kinds of ways.

Contributing

We’re happy you’re thinking about contributing to ContentMine! All our code and also our trainings are organized in our GitHub repositories.

There are many ways to contribute:

  • by reporting an issue regarding software or training. You can find more detailed infos in the related GitHub repositories.
  • by suggesting new features
  • by writing a new journal scraper
  • by writing code and documentation
  • by closing issues
  • by sharing your results and work with the community
  • by writing about the project
  • by supporting our advocacy work

Submit Great Issues

  • Before submitting a new issue, check to make sure a similar issue isn’t already open. If one is, contribute to that issue thread with your feedback.
  • When submitting a bug report, please try to provide as much detail as possible, i.e. a screenshot or gist that demonstrates the problem, the technology you are using, and any relevant links.

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