Improving theses HTML <meta> tags to comply with google scholar indexing guidelines


Examining the html page source for Monash's theses in figshare, I noticed that the tag citation_dissertation_institution is lacking in the page header tags.  The presence of this tag is explicitly recommended in the Inclusion Guidelines for Webmasters.  Section E of point 2.  When I added this tag to Monash's previous institutional repository it had a marked effect on adding thesis records to Google Scholar.  Can this metadata element be included in the revamp of metadata that has be promised. 

Thanks, Andrew.

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Hi Andrew,

We checked this out, good idea. We'll do it asap.


This is done. Will be live in the next release of mid-July

That's great.  Many thanks Chris!

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