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There have been requests on our mailing list recently to consider the various options for supporting validation of BibJSON and for supporting namespacing. These two options require some further consideration. Validation Efforts so far around BibJSON have focussed on building … Continue reading

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Medline dataset

Announcing the CC0 Medline dataset We are happy to report that we now have a full, clean public domain (CC0) version of the Medline dataset available for use by the community. What is the Medline dataset? The Medline dataset is … Continue reading

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OpenBiblio workshop report

#openbiblio #jiscopenbib The OpenBiblio workshop took place on 6th May 2011, at London Knowledge Lab Participants Peter Murray-Rust (Open Bibliography project, University of Cambridge, IUCr) Mark MacGillivray (Open Bibliography project, University of Edinburgh, OKF, Cottage Labs) William Waites (Open Bibliography … Continue reading

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open theses at EURODOC

#jiscopenbib #opentheses On Friday 1st April 2011, Mark MacGillivray, Peter Murray-Rust and Ben O’Steen remotely attended the EURODOC conference in Vilnius, Lithuania in order to take part in an Open Theses workshop locally hosted by Daniel Mietchen and Alfredo Ferreira … Continue reading

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JISC OpenBibliography: Wider Benefits to Sector & Achievements for Host Institution

Bibliographic data is useful; A number of organisations such as CERN and Library of Congress have recognised that providing open access to bibliographic records and controlled vocabularies is a natural and necessary step to begin to identify errors and to … Continue reading

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