[open-science] [okfn-discuss] Nice mention from the Wikimedia Foundation on open science
pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Jul 25 22:56:27 UTC 2011
On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 11:14 PM, Daniel Mietchen <
daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> (2) WMF-produced data released according to this policy-to-be is to be
> clearly labeled for reusability, and I think even an adoption of the
> Panton Principles is not out of reach. However, there is currently no
> Wikipedia entry on them, so any help with setting one up would be
> welcome (I started http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Panton_Principles
> last year, which could be imported, but starting from scratch may be
> better). Once an entry is there in one language, expanding coverage to
> other languages (especially those for which translations of the PP
> already exist) should be straightforward.
> Daniel - great idea. I thought of "transcribing" the Citizendium to
Wikipedia but I think it's better that you do. It's well written but will
I think it would be really exciting if we could get the Panton "OpenData"
sticker introduced Wikipedia infoboxes. It would immediately alert the world
and be a really powerful viral tool. It would also translate to DBPedia and
label that information as OKD-compliant
> (3) We could think of using a place like
> to draft the Panton Papers.
Seems a good idea of getting others involved
> (8) Another focus of the project is the re-use of suitably licensed
> materials from open access/ open data/ open science sources on
> Wikimedia projects. So if you see opportunities along these lines,
> please use them and/ or let me know.
I think that using Open Bibliography to gather the references in WP would be
fantastic. I also think that if resources at the end of the bibliographic
ref were Open they could be labelled as such (or vice versa).
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
CB2 1EW, UK
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