[openbiblio-dev] Pubmed data: URI forms for journals

Mark MacGillivray mark at odaesa.com
Tue May 3 11:34:49 UTC 2011

Great! Perhaps we should add an update to the post about these issues
when we meet later on?



On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 12:29 PM, Ben O'Steen <bosteen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've got responses from the leasing arm of NIH! Which is brilliant, as we
> have the go ahead to use the files as specified. Still waiting on FTP
> specifics, but this is not a problem.
> We have to conjure URIs for journals....
> The journals in pubmed have either an issn (very common, but not blanket
> coverage), and/or an eissn.
> What seemed obvious at the time, was to use either:
> bibliographica.org/issn/1234-1234 or /eissn/.... (Issn ans eissns have the
> same form unfortunately and conflict so precludes /journal/{issn/eissn
> number})
> Is there now a commonly adopted purl or similar stub for issns/eissns?
> Anyone have a better idea?
> Also, need an agreed way to note journal abbreviations, both ISO and other.
> Psuedo record (as typing on phone): Caps indicate unknown/unchosen
> predicates.
> <http://bibliographica.org/issn/0003-410X> [
>   dcterms:title "Annales de medicine interne" .
>   bibo:issn "0003-410X" .
>   ISOABBR  "Ann Med etc....."
>   MEDABBR "...."
>   dcterms:identifier "nlmid:0171744" .
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