[open-humanities] Saving web pages for research
jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Mon Aug 16 10:23:01 BST 2010
Presume you've seen Zotero?
We started doing brief comparisons of existing bibliographic services here:
Could be worth fleshing this out a bit.
Also think it could be worth writing down list of requirements from
user perspective -- and maybe blogging about it before starting new
project? Would be good to circulate to relevant folks first...
What do you think?
All the best,
On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 8:43 PM, print.crimes
<print.crimes at yatterings.com> wrote:
> I've got a quick query which I hope that the list might be able to shed some
> light on. Apologies in advance if it is perceived off topic but I thought it
> might be of interest for humanities researchers
> I've just finished writing my first book and had the joy of using moleskin
> notebooks to note down urls and make notes. I like moleskins a lot but pen
> and paper does have its limitations when searching. I also bookmarked pages
> but changing computers has lost a few of these. I'm just starting the
> research on a new book and wanted to ask whether anybody knew of any
> software that is opened to capture a url, mark it with the time accessed
> (for later bibliographical purposes), capture the raw HTML, and possibly
> allow me to tag it for folksonomical reference if I want. What would be sort
> of cool is to have an interface to share the results later or just post an
> XML / RDF file to be posted later.
> I suppose what I essentially want to find is something along the lines of a
> moleskin for electronic notes? I can see various subscription services
> listed but I really want something on the desktop to create a relevant
> project archive to later share. Potentially this does add to the issue of
> lots of mini-silos by creating more but if , in Bibliographica style, they
> could be linked or linkable, I think it could be an interesting way of
> sharing research links or allowing bodies to create a meta-frame calling
> from the shared resources.
> I think that this falls into the realm of archiving, which poses issues in
> the UK, especially when it concerns commercial sites as my reading of the
> consultation has it.
> I would assume that if I do need to develop something myself then WARC would
> be the most relevant format for the needed meta-data before transforming it
> into a recognisable bibliographical / machine readable format.
> I'd be grateful for any pointers or if it worth starting a new project on
> Thanks for your time,
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