|| at Mar 29, 2005 at 1:37 am
On Mar 28, 2005, at 4:45 PM, Richard Jones wrote:
I'm specifically after the guy who gave the talk which included
OpenURL, but given that there was a general cry of "what's the URL?"
during talks, I think it'd be useful :)http://www.python.org/moin/PyConDC2005/LightningTalks
That'd be me. There aren't any slides from that lightning talk, but
here are a few quick pointers. I'll work something up to link to from
the wiki, too.
OpenURL was just announced as an approved NISO standard:http://www.niso.org/standards/standard_detail.cfm?std_idx3
Earlier drafts of that document were rather, ah, dense. This approved
form is said to be easier reading (haven't read it yet, so wouldn't
vouch for that claim). Still, for somewhat gentler introductions, see:http://www.dlib.org/dlib/july01/vandesompel/07vandesompel.htmlhttp://www.dlib.org/dlib/march01/vandesompel/03vandesompel.html
I also mentioned that some colleagues and I have a paper coming out in
the upcoming issue of Ariadne on "openurl (and metadata)
autodiscovery". It should be available Real Soon from:http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/
In the meantime, google "openurl autodiscovery" for some ongoing
Just in case anybody was interested in the local projects I
demonstrated, the Canary Database is online in public beta form at:http://canarydatabase.org/
..and unalog, the del.icio.us-ish thing with wild bibliographic
aspirations, and licensed as free software, can be poked at and
Waaay past 5 minutes, now.