[openbiblio-dev] Curated lists and openbiblio Web UI

Benjamin O'Steen bosteen at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 12:46:48 UTC 2010

I'm going to be doing a good bit of work for the Open Citation project
with Peter Shotton, where curated bibliographies are going to be very
important. It would be good not to do things in different ways!

David is understandly keen to use the ontology he has developed: 'CiTO'

I wondered what your plans were for this area of the bibliographica
functionality? Curated lists, or something a little more (using some of
the argumentative predicates in the CiTO ontology, like 'confirms',


On Mon, 2010-07-12 at 12:03 +0100, Graham Higgins wrote:
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> Some movement on the Openbiblio web user interface, working towards  
> curated lists...
> I have been expanding on the stub "UserInterface" page (which I added  
> to the Bibliographica wiki a little while ago):
> http://wiki.okfn.org/p/Bibliographica/UserInterface
> I have copied over the "Curated List" section from the Requirements  
> page and have developed the basic user requirements into (at least)  
> the standard RESTful Create / Retrieve / Update / Delete feature matrix.
> In support, I have added links to a few relevant papers gleaned from  
> the annals of the "Scripting For the Semantic Web" workshops.
> This activity is taking place in conjunction with development work on  
> a number of WUI-related openbiblio tickets:
> http://knowledgeforge.net/pdw/trac/ticket/108 (UI Review)
> http://knowledgeforge.net/pdw/trac/ticket/111 (UI review actions for  
> Home page)
> http://knowledgeforge.net/pdw/trac/ticket/112 (UI review actions for  
> Search page - 1st pass)
> More tickets will be created imminently, to be accompanied later by  
> brief progress reports.
> I'd be particularly interested in any opinions on the desirability/ 
> importance of supporting sub-lists and ditto for the annotation of  
> lists (the annotation of list items being a "given").
> - --
> Cheers,
> Graham
> http://www.linkedin.com/in/ghiggins
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