[openbiblio-dev] Bibserver and APIs to online resources
pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Sat Jan 21 14:29:49 UTC 2012
On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Mark MacGillivray <mark at odaesa.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk>
> > I am still recovering from the excitement of Marks' presentation of
> > Bibserver. It's clearly solid beta and now needs examples and
> > Naomi and I have made two videos which we'll make available soon but I
> > run out of standard vimeo - maybe I will dropbox them and someone else
> > upload? Or is there an OKF vimeo account?
> I dont know if there is an OKF one, but you could just set one up
> called bibsoup, and put them in that. Then we can link to that account
> from our project blog.
OK - I will own it (assuming Vimeo allow two from the same email address)
> > I am wondering how easy it is to link a Bibsoup into an online
> > bibliiographic resource - examples are Pubmed, Mendeley, Microsoft Acad
> > Search. So that when someone has their pesonal collection they can
> > any given entry (which by itself cannot be copyrighted) and compare or
> > them. Pubmed has completely Open bibliography - the others have unclear
> > database rights but the entries themselves should be OK.
> I have done a bit of work on pulling from Pubmed with Gilles, and am
> now working on building it into a bibserver in a neater way. Also I
> have previously done work building bookmarklets to pull content from
> pages into other sites, and Jim has been attempting similar with some
> scrapers of various maths resources. We are combining these up too, so
> we should be able to pull from various sources. As we do these, we
> should make more explanations and videos too, to let other people know
> how to build such things. Hopefully you would be interested in doing
> so? Dev8D, our next meetup in March, and various other encounters
> should present opportunities for doing this.
Yes to everything in this para.
> > P.
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Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
CB2 1EW, UK
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