So my European travels are drawing towards an end. Lot's of new
impressions to digest, both from the travel, and from ElPub
attended. Tomorrow morning I will try to catch a few hours of
HackMeeting in Milan,
before I fly back to Beijing, spending a few days in Dubai on the way.
I will try to post more about my experiences, but in the meantime I am
posting my tweets from OAI6 as an
experiment. Not sure if seeing them like this gives any value, but I
thought I'd give it a try. (I simply searched twitter for "#oai6
copied it to TextMate, and used a few regexps to clean it up. I then put
it in a spreadsheet, to reverse the order so the oldest tweets come
In Zurich with friend. Geneva and #oai6 on Wednesday. Then Milan
and a day of #hackmeeting, #dubai, and back to #beijing
In Geneva, great time with awesome #couchsurfing host. #oai6
#oai6 Discussion about whether/why institutional repositories
should be aiming for 100% coverage of publications in tut 2.
#oai6 CERN harvests publications by own researchers from 90
repositories, makes up 50% of repository. Total coverage rate 80%.
Thinking abt workshop, interactivity... "open exercises" where
facilitator knows exactly what she is looking for. Opp. to
@icutler Another Norwegian at #oai6? Greetings. Hope to run into
you non-virtually as well.
Herbert Van de Sompel gave amazingly inspiring intro talk - great
opening to the conference that has me fired up. Lot's to think abt.
How long until universities go from specifying font sizes and
margins of PhD theses, to specifying which dtd to use? #oai6
With all this new XML, semantic data, etc - where do IRs come in?
Which either take pre-prints (.doc/.pdf) or publishers pdf? #oai6
Any IRs that are requesting publishers XML files, as opposed to
#oai6 Interesting talk, but I just listened to it verbatim fiv
@iamtimmo It was an amazing morning session that really has my
inspired and my neurons buzzing. Congrats! #oai6
Back from a great alcohol-sharing meet hosted at CERN #oai6.
Location didn't add 2 much, but met some great peeps. Look frwrd 2
Nature Publishing Group to begin allowing academic text mining of
their articles. Interesting to see what ppl will come up with.
NPG launching Nature Communications, publishing from April next year
"new paradigm", authors choose subscription or OA, deriv or no.
I still need to think abt this more deeply... "when will
repositories ask for publishers' XMLs, rather than PDFs"? Inspired
by portico #oai6
#oai6 Breakout group on future of scientific communication: one of
the most intelligent, polite and pleasant exchanges I've
#oai6 All conferenced out, went for some pad thai and a Swedish
movie with German/French subtitles. Nice with a complete change ;)
#oai6 Thomson Reuters presentation on ResearcherID. This is sorely
needed - let's see if their solution is the best.
#oai6 ResearcherID... this is really needed, not convinced Thomson
are the right people. It'll be messy until the dust settles.
RT @epoz: MESUR Project. In a league of its own. Have seen pres. on
it before, but I am still blown away. #oai6 (I agree!)