[open-bibliography] Quora - "As a researcher does it still make sense to maintain a web page containing a list of one's publications?"
pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Feb 9 08:52:04 GMT 2012
On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 12:57 AM, Jim Pitman <pitman at stat.berkeley.edu>wrote:
> Tom Morris <tfmorris at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thought the group might be interested in this question and associated
> Yes, all good positive answers, and we should continue to do what we can to
> reinforce this behaviour by providing attractive open biblio services which
> harvest and add value to such personal listings.
Yes - every reason why researchers should maintain their own lists. I have
not come across a search engine or bibliography aggregator which gives an
accurate bibliography for me. Of course if all people are interested in is
the glorious hIndex it doesn't matter about the details - just which engine
> Are we at the point yet when we should contribute a pointer to BibSoup
> and encourage scholars to use that facility?
> Mark, this is your call really, about when you want to go more public
> with BibSoup. Then you or Naomi could start contributing BibSoup
> in response to questions like this.
I think we are close to going public. A few carefully chosen high quality
bibsoups would be a useful way of illustrating the diverrsity of uses.
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