[open-science] IPCC report

Michelle Brook michelle.brook at okfn.org
Fri Oct 4 07:51:56 UTC 2013

It would be great to get something about this up on the open science blog -
explaining what you are looking to do, and what you are looking for. It
would be a good way to reach out to people outside this mailing list...


On 3 October 2013 09:24, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> I know them well. They ran a hackathon last month with pizza etc. I've
> blogged them. I am kicking myself I didn't make the connection! But hey!
> that's why we have a collective approach to projects. I am copying them in.
> And they were at C4CC hack / maker on Tuesday.
> It's a wonderful synergy. Climate and Health are probably the two areas
> that Citizens care most about. They have different public appeals. The
> thing about Climate is it has a simple closure - we have 10000 references
> and that's the immediate goal. So yes, getting the OA button technology
> into analysing the climate references would be sensational!
> Meanwhile I am looking to see how to extract the references automatically.
> They won't be trivial to parse as there are references to a  number of
> reports and chapters. But we should be able to poke something into Google
> scholar or Microsoft academic.
> P.
> like DOC or XLS, instead use PDF, HTML, RTF, TXT, CSV or
>> any other format that does not impose on the user the employment
>> of any specific software to work with the information inside the files.
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>> Por favor, NO utilice formatos de archivo propietarios para el
>> intercambio de documentos, como DOC y XLS, sino PDF, HTML, RTF, TXT, CSV
>> o cualquier otro que no obligue a utilizar un programa de un
>> fabricante concreto para tratar la información contenida en él.
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> --
> Peter Murray-Rust
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