Annual cycle

All yearAU Pure validates submitted published publications. In addition, AU Pure continuously imports ready-to-validate publications from Scopus to make more Pure data / management information available faster.
January 15thThe submission deadline in Pure is 15 January every year. All published publications from the previous year must be fully registered and sent for validation before the deadline.
Mid-February"February communication". The communication has emphasis on all publications being submitted and registered, and that scientific status (category and peer review) is correctly stated.
March 2ndExtract to AU Key Statistics. AU Pure delivers data regarding AU's scientific production to the AU Department of Economics, which is used in the university's annual report and AU Key Statistics. The extract is based on validated publications.
March 2nd - June 14th AU Pure's BFI quality assurance. The quality assurance is primarily about whether submitted publications comply with a number of BFI-critical rules. Web of Science is scanned for missing publications.
Early MarchHarvest for the Open Access Indicator.  The scope is peer-reviewed, scientific publications and conference proceedings or journals with ISSN published two years earlier.
Mid-AprilPublication of Open Access Indicator. The indicator is produced and released annually by the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education. See the numbers.
June 15th BFI harvest. Scope is peer reviewed, scientific publications published the previous year.
Early SeptemberPublication of BFI points. The Danish Agency for Research and Education releases the final numbers of points for the previous year. E.g. in September 2021, final BFI points for the reporting year 2020 is released.
Early November"November communication" is sent to the department management as a reminder that the submission deadline is approaching, as well as a call to make sure all publications are submitted, and to check that submitted publications that do not have status of published.
Early November - Late FebruaryThe departments follow-up on the recommendations in "November communication" and "February communication". This means checking that all publications have been reported and categorized correctly.