[openbiblio-dev] Bibserver and APIs to online resources
mark at odaesa.com
Sat Jan 21 14:48:34 UTC 2012
On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> 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
>> > documentation.
>> > Naomi and I have made two videos which we'll make available soon but I
>> > have
>> > run out of standard vimeo - maybe I will dropbox them and someone else
>> > can
>> > 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)
If not, let me know, I have many email addresses from which I could
set one up then send you the password.
>> > 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
>> > download
>> > any given entry (which by itself cannot be copyrighted) and compare or
>> > merge
>> > 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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>> > Peter Murray-Rust
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> Peter Murray-Rust
> Reader in Molecular Informatics
> Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
> University of Cambridge
> CB2 1EW, UK
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