[open-science] OKF tools: ckan.org, thedatahub.org
stacy.konkiel at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 15:26:47 BST 2012
DiggiCore looks like a great project. If we could do something similar
for datasets, rather than publications, it could be a coup.
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 9:52 AM, N.L.Scantlebury
<n.l.scantlebury at open.ac.uk> wrote:
> For those that are interested and might now know about it. The Knowledge
> Media Institute at The Open University in partnership with the Koninklijke
> Bibliotheek are investigating automated ways of extracting/mining data and
> metadata from research output via the DiggiCore project
> From: Stacy Konkiel [mailto:stacy.konkiel at gmail.com]
> Sent: 04 April 2012 23:00
> To: Mike Taylor
> Cc: Tom Roche; open-science at lists.okfn.org
> Subject: Re: [open-science] OKF tools: ckan.org, thedatahub.org
> Right--the question I'm getting at is how do we make your entering that data
> even easier, and how do we keep the metadata from getting lost? We build
> systems that are more interoperable (to replicate and make discoverable
> both data and its metadata).
> On Apr 4, 2012 5:07 PM, "Mike Taylor" <mike at indexdata.com> wrote:
> On 4 April 2012 19:32, Stacy Konkiel <stacy.konkiel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Peter's right about metadata. One of the hardest nuts to crack re:
>> data repositories and making data more discoverable seems to be
>> metadata--how do we get scientists to supply metadata without creating
>> more work for them.
> The tragedy is, scientists DO create this metadata: every online
> submission system I've ever used has required me to enter authors and
> addresses, keywords, number of figures, etc. Yet that all gets thrown
> away once the Holy PDF has been made.
> -- Mike.
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