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  1. Stachelek, J., Ford, C., Kincaid, D., King, K., Miller, H., & Nagelkirk, R. (2017). The National Eutrophication Survey: lake characteristics and historical nutrient concentrations. Earth System Science Data Discussions, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2017-52 

  2. Funk, K. R., & Mullen, L. A. (2017). The Spine of American Law: Digital Text Analysis and US Legal Practice. https://files.osf.io/v1/resources/xup2h/providers/osfstorage/596688e26c613b00446ff69e?action=download&version=3&direct 

  3. Duffy, G. A., Coetzee, B. W. T., Latombe, G., Akerman, A. H., McGeoch, M. A., & Chown, S. L. (2017). Barriers to globally invasive species are weakening across the Antarctic. Diversity and Distributions. https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12593 

  4. Dulvy, N. K., & Kindsvater, H. K. (2017). The Future Species of Anthropocene Seas. Conservation for the Anthropocene Ocean, 39–64. https://doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-805375-1.00003-9 

  5. Cicero, C., Spencer, C. L., Bloom, D. A., Guralnick, R. P., Koo, M. S., Otegui, J., … & Wieczorek, J. R. (2017). Biodiversity Informatics and Data Quality on a Global Scale. The Extended Specimen: Emerging Frontiers in Collections-Based Ornithological Research. cicero 

  6. Hutchinson, M. C., Cagua, E. F., & Stouffer, D. B. (2017). Cophylogenetic signal is detectable in pollination interactions across ecological scales. Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.1955 

  7. Coombs, S. K., & Peters, I. (2017). The Leiden Manifesto Under Review: What Libraries Can Learn From It. Digital Library Perspectives. http://libereurope.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/DLP-Paper.pdf 

  8. Glander, S. 2017. How to do Optical Character Recognition (OCR) of non-English documents in R using Tesseract. https://shiring.github.io/text_analysis/2017/07/17/ocr_tesseract 

  9. McGowan, L.D. & Salmon, M. 2017. The making of “We R-Ladies”. http://livefreeordichotomize.com/2017/07/18/the-making-of-we-r-ladies