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Re: Use Case Scientific Datasets

From: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 11:00:58 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTikoQrSntZaBCPvuonmWHjRcwmQR7EbuQ-Crdt+i@mail.gmail.com>
To: Monica Duke <m.duke@ukoln.ac.uk>
Cc: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
I added a few words on the issue of citation as a requirement for use.
The links are tooting my organization's horn a bit, but I hope that's
OK. Also added a pointer to GBIF's page stating the reason they're
interested in data citation.


On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 6:09 AM, Monica Duke <m.duke@ukoln.ac.uk> wrote:
> I have just had a first stab at creating the Citation of Scientific Datasets
> use case.  I need to do some more tidying up (add links etc) and run it past
> my collaborators on the project to make sure I have not got anything too
> wrong, but I think it is nearly there.
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Use_Case_Citation_of_Scientific_Datasets
> I have struggled a little with this use case (and why I have been putting it
> off) with fitting it into the boundaries of the remit of the XG.  I think
> there is potential of overlap with other W3C groups like the Health Care and
> Life Sciences Group (with which we have started to make contact as a
> project) but I think this is what makes the case interesting as it considers
> the overlap that needs to be identified with other efforts (as I mention in
> the challenges).
> I hope it is not too tangential to the main interests of this group which
> seem to be more focused on traditional library data - again I hope there is
> enough overlap with interests in author identification and links to
> publishers and citations, which I have tried to highlight, to make the case
> useful.
> I think there have been at least one or two others who have stated an
> interest in citation and links to data.  I would be happy to collaborate
> with you to change/amalgamate if that is a way forward, and I can put more
> effort in if the use case is felt to be in scope (or elaborate on the parts
> that are most in scope), so feedback would be much appreciated.
> Regards,
> Monica
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