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Re: mendelay + official xg tag?

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:50:20 +0100
Message-ID: <4AFC048C.9060905@w3.org>
To: Jim McCusker <mccusker@gmail.com>
CC: Paolo Missier <pmissier@cs.man.ac.uk>, public-xg-prov@w3.org
Zotero is bound to Firefox:-(

Ivan

Jim McCusker wrote:
> What about Zotero? Zotero 2 allows for online uploads of cites, etc, and
> lets you create groups.
> 
> Jim
> 
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 4:29 AM, Paolo Missier <pmissier@cs.man.ac.uk
> <mailto:pmissier@cs.man.ac.uk>> wrote:
> 
>     Hi Paul,
>      an agreed-upon tag is a good idea. Indeed, ultimately we should not
>     need to maintain a centralized collection of all papers, assuming
>     there "will be" a library-wide search facility across all public
>     collections within Mendeley --  I am not sure that's in place
>     already?  I have only been able to search within my collections, it
>     seems.
>     At that point, sensible and agreed-upon tags will suffice to create
>     views across collections.
>     ( That leaves us with the problem of duplicates, however)
> 
>     and I like the twitter tag, too :-)
> 
>     -Paolo
> 
> 
>     Paul Groth wrote:
> 
>         Hi Pablo and everyone,
> 
>         I also quite like Mendalay. It also sinks to citeulike.org
>         <http://citeulike.org>. I was thinking it would be nice to have
>         an official tag for the xg. That way on twitter, or citeulike,
>         or wherever, we could easily collect stuff together. What do you
>         think of #provxg
> 
>         Paul
> 
>         Paolo Missier wrote:
> 
>             Hi,
> 
>             Yolanda Gil wrote:
> 
>                 * Paolo Missier to set up a repository of bibliography
>                 entries: 1) discuss in the mailing list to converge on
>                 an approach and format, 2) pointed to from the wiki but
>                 done in an open format that anyone outside the
>                 Provenance Group can edit and that will be extensible
>                 beyond the life of the Group.
> 
>             I have been playing with Mendeley and created an initial
>             public collection (59 provenance papers exported from my own
>             BibDesk collection). The result is available here:
>             http://www.mendeley.com/collections/335902/provenance/
>             which we can link to from the prov-xg wiki.
>             some of the entries are incomplete but the point is to
>             curate them collectively and incrementally.
> 
>             I like the Mendeley model where you have a desktop
>             environment which allows you to easily manage your entries
>             locally and then sync them with public views of some of your
>             collections. It's going through teething pains though, for
>             example:
>             1- I can make my own collections public but it's read-only
>             to the world
>             2- I can create a shared collection which I can invite
>             colleagues to edit, but it's only /up to ten/ at the moment,
>             and those collections, surprisingly, at not exposed to the
>             web site (this should be a temporary glitch though)
> 
>             but we can easily get around these limitations by using (1)
>             and creating a common account for the prov-xg group and
>             giving the password to people who volunteer to curate the
>             collection.  I am sure a year from now collaborative editing
>             will have improved.
> 
>             I like everything else, including some of the current
>             userbase is high profile (see blog entry:
>             http://www.mendeley.com/blog/research-miscellanea/stanford-vs-cambridge-the-race-is-on/)
> 
>             and their community process for collecting feedback, change
>             requests, etc.
> 
>             Can you please take a look and feel free to send feedback to
>             me or get a discussion going on this initiative
> 
>             thanks -Paolo
> 
> 
> 
>     -- 
>     -----------  ~oo~  --------------
>     Dr. Paolo Missier
>     Information Management Group -  School of Computer Science,
>     University of Manchester, UK
>     pmissier@cs.man.ac.uk <mailto:pmissier@cs.man.ac.uk>
>      http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~pmissier <http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/%7Epmissier>
>     -----------  ~oo~  --------------
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>     them and then telling them what they really meant to say.
>     (from The Meaning of Liff, Douglas Adams and John Lloyd)
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Jim
> --
> Jim McCusker
> Programmer Analyst
> Krauthammer Lab, Pathology Informatics
> Yale School of Medicine
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> http://krauthammerlab.med.yale.edu
> 
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