Thanks David, all this would be relevant at the event, you might want to
register, details below:
On 09/05/2012 14:04, David Shotton wrote:
> Dear Mahendra,
> Yes, I am indeed interested, and would like to see further work around
> two things used at the last hackathon:
> (a) The *Open Citations Corpus* (http://opencitations.net). I am
> presently trying to get other publishers to contribute their journal
> article reference lists to this on a regular basis.
> (b) *MIIRO, a Minimal Information standard for Investigations and
> Research Outputs* which defines fairly high-level metadata about
> research investigations and/or the journal articles,, datasets,
> workflows, protocols, models, etc. that represent the outputs from such
> research. This basic generic model can be enriched with domain-specific
> metadata items, as in *MIIDI, Minimal Information for reporting an
> Infectious Disease Investigation* (http://www.miidi.org).
> To enable use of MIIRO and MIIDI, we have developed *Web-based metadata
> entry forms* structured directly from the underlying XML models
> http://www.miidi.org:8080/input-form/) that facilitates metadata entry
> and creates an XML file output on the user's local drive. This can be
> used as a rich metadata file to accompany a dataset submitted to a
> repository, or can be converted into a human-readable structured report
> that can be published on the Web - see for example the MIIDI Report for
> the paper
> Reis et al. (2008) Impact of Environment and Social Gradient on
> Leptospira Infection in Urban Slums. /PLoS Negl Trop Dis/ *2*(4):
> e228. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0000228.
> This is available in various formats as an exemplar of the MIIDI system:
> * As an XML MIIDI Report file at
> that can be opened in a blank MIIDI Input Form
> * As a human-readable HTML file at
> that can be opened in a Web browser window.
> * As a PDF version of this HTML file at
> * As a 'published' version of the report using Annotum, the WordPress
> journal platform, at http://bit.ly/Jt3Qps.
> Of additional potential interest, although more relevant to the data
> that accompany publications than the publications themselves, may be our
> *DataStage data management service*
> (http://www.dataflow.ox.ac.uk/index.php/about/about-datastage), that
> permits a research group to manage its data files locally, and to submit
> selected files to a SWORD-compliant data repository such as *DataBank
> *(http://www.dataflow.ox.ac.uk/index.php/about/about-databank). Both
> these are due for their final release, as products of the JISC UMF
> DataFlow Project, by the end of May.
> Kind regards,
> On 01/05/2012 09:39, Mahendra Mahey wrote:
>> Open Biblio OKFN / OpenGLAM OKFN / DevCSI Hackathon Event, 12th-14th
>> June, 2012, London.
>> DevCSI (http://devcsi.ukoln.ac.uk) is organising an event together
>> with the Open Biblio Project (http://openbiblio.net/) / Open GLAM
>> (http://openglam.org/) and OKFN (http://okfn.org/) around the area of
>> Hacking around Bibliographic data and related tools between the 12th
>> to 14th of June in London. The event is for software developers and
>> those interested in Bibliographic data. The event will be free.
>> If you are interested in this area could you please email and let us
>> know what areas you are interested in (or just generally interested in
>> this area) and we will then let you know when the booking form is open.
>> We are in the midst of planning this event and are gauging interest in
>> the community so we can plan numbers.
>> More information about the event below:
>> It aims to bring together software developers, project
>> managers,librarians and experts particularly in the area of
>> Bibliographic Data. Hack days are a place for like minded people to
>> get together, to have an opportunity to discuss issues relevant in the
>> area, experiment in a focused way on prototyping systems and even
>> hacking them together. It also aims for people to explore current ways
>> of doing things and how they could be improved.
>> We are hoping that people will come together to form small
>> teams/groups, to discuss issues, work on paper/real prototypes,
>> datasets, APIs.
>> The event will culminate in a series of presentations from the teams
>> in terms of the work they have carried out. We may even provide a
>> prize to the best ideas to develop them further.
>> Thanks for you co-operation.
>> Mr Mahendra Mahey
>> Project Manager DevCSI and CERIFy Projects
>> Research Officer
>> University of Bath,
>> BA2 7AY
>> Tel: ++44 (0) 1225 384594
>> Fax: ++44 (0) 1225 386256
>> Mobile: ++44 (0) 07581069575
>> email: [log in to unmask]
>> skypeID: mr_mahendra_mahey
> Dr David Shotton
> Image Bioinformatics Research Group, Department of Zoology, University
> of Oxford
> South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK. Phone: +44 (0)1865-271193 Skype:
Mr Mahendra Mahey
Project Manager DevCSI
Innovation Support Centre
University of Bath,
Mobile: ++44 (0) 07581069575
Fax: ++44 (0) 1225 386256
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