[Open-science-nl] [open-science] Fwd: Science Source proposal
pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Sun Feb 18 15:43:01 UTC 2018
Thanks for following up - I will contact you offlist.
Our community gave a short presentation/workshop at Eurodoc some years ago.
I wasn't there and I will try to recall exactly who did it (unless they
answer here first!).
On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 1:06 PM, Gareth O'Neill - Eurodoc <
gareth.oneill at eurodoc.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am very interested in hearing more about this from the perspective of
> Eurodoc and our associations.
> Would it be possible to organise a Skype meeting soon with some of the
> people behind the initiative?
> All the best,
> Gareth O'Neill
> European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers
> <+31%206%2051%2000%2031%2075>@gtoneill <https://twitter.com/gtoneill>
> +31 (0)6 51 00 31 75 <+31%206%2051%2000%2031%2075>
> gareth.oneill at eurodoc.net
> 2018-02-18 10:52 GMT+01:00 Egon Willighagen <egon.willighagen at gmail.com>:
>> Hi all,
>> I am not sure if there are many people here that do not know Peter (he
>> has been an Open Science activist for over 20 years now) and I have had the
>> pleasure of working with him on many occasions...
>> Please have a look at his proposal and if you like it, please support it
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk>
>> Date: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 9:53 AM
>> Subject: Re: [open-science] Science Source proposal
>> To: open-science <open-science at lists.okfn.org>,
>> open-access at lists.okfn.org
>> I announced our ScienceSource proposal https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik
>> i/Grants:Project/ScienceSource and we've had a lot of support from
>> Wikimedians. We'd now like to see support from an even wider community.
>> ScienceSource plans to create a unique collection of the most valuable
>> Open Access scientific articles - initially about 30,000. These papers will
>> be reviewed in a community manner so that both their values and content
>> will be moderated in an Open manner. In addition these papers will be
>> semantic - every technical term will be linked to its Wikidata (Wikipedia)
>> entry, using semantic technology (SPARQL). This will bring a new dimension
>> to Open Access, making it discoverable through Wikipedia (the largest Open
>> knoledge collection in the world and where most people find their Open
>> science. We hope it becomes the one-stop source for finding the most
>> valuable scintific and medical articles in a form where machines help you
>> to understand them.
>> Wikimedia is very keen to see support from outside the community as well
>> as inside it. If you feel this is a good idea, just go the URL and leave a
>> message. This isn't committing you to anything - it's just showing
>> interest. Of course if you think you can either contribute or use
>> ScienceSource that's great. If you've never edited Wikipedia before it's
>> simple - find the "edit" button to open the wiki - switch to the new visual
>> editor, add your message at the bottom. You can leave your name or be
>> anonymous - whatever suits. If you get it wrong, don't worry - wikimedians
>> or their bots will tidy it up.
>> This could be a bit leap for re-usable Open Access in the wider world,
>> including offline development.
>> On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 11:55 AM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk>
>>> One of the problems of Open Access and Open Science is that most
>>> "public" scientific knowledge is still behind paywalls. Even when it is
>>> "Open Access" it is often difficult and time-consuming to search for. In
>>> practice citizens outside academia don't know of and don't use these
>>> sources and their first Open point of call is Wikimedia.
>>> In ContentMine (an Open non-profit company) we have worked with a
>>> Wikimedia grant to develop WikiFactMine (open dictionaries and open
>>> bibliography in Wikidata). We are now proposing to create a curated,
>>> annotated, resource of the most valuable articles in biomedicine. The
>>> initial value will be for WikiMedicine to support the reviewing process and
>>> for Wikijournals in editing and enhancing their publications. See
>>> However a successful project will have wider implications and act as a
>>> focal point for discovering the most valuable, semantically annotated
>>> biomedical Open Access articles.
>>> Note that we require CC BY or CC BY-SA for these papers as other
>>> licences do not permit annotation and / or redistribution. We hope this
>>> acts as an argument for licensing papers as consistent with the Open
>>> If you are interested in suporting this reply here or leave a message on
>>> the project Discussion / Talk page.
>>> Peter Murray-Rust
>>> Reader Emeritus in Molecular Informatics
>>> Unilever Centre, Dept. Of Chemistry
>>> University of Cambridge
>>> CB2 1EW, UK
>>> +44-1223-763069 <+44%201223%20763069>
>> Peter Murray-Rust
>> Reader Emeritus in Molecular Informatics
>> Unilever Centre, Dept. Of Chemistry
>> University of Cambridge
>> CB2 1EW, UK
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>> Maastricht University (http://www.bigcat.unimaas.nl/)
>> Homepage: http://egonw.github.com/
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