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For everyone who can’t be in Hamburg tomorrow: The Conference Semantic Web in Bibliotheken 2011 (SWIB11) will be broadcasted via livestream on the internet. On 29th and 30th November will be a livestream available from 9am to 5:30pm on http://www.livestream.com/swib. The program and additional information about the conference can be found on http://swib.org/swib11/index_e.html.
The Conference is about the interesting relation of libraries and the semantic web. The first day of the conference addresses the assembly of the necessary infrastructures to make library data useable in the cloud. The topic of the second day will be new concepts for research processes in which researchers are progressively are connected over the internet.
The conference is held by the Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (HBZ) in Cologne and the ...
Google Scholar, the search engine for scientific publications from Google, has got an additional new tool for scientists: Google Scholar Citations. The service offers scientist the possibility to track how often their publications got cited in other publications. The output are statistic or heuristic analysis (h-index, i10 index), a metadata export is possible via the file formats of BibTeX, Endnote und RefMan. It is necessary to set up an account to track your publications, where the links of the publications are deposited.
The number of citations is a statistic proof for the success of scientific publications, therefor the new Google service will find a large ...
The coordination of the metadata of a Repository for a set standard is often hard to handle. The possible variations in one single element are enormous and the adjustment repeatedly ends in an immense detail work. Often the adjustment starts with the basic question, which element needs to be adjusted. Validators are giving help, they are comparing metadata of a repository in question with a metadata standard to show existing conflicts.
The Project OA-Netzwerk has developed a validator for the AIP OAI-PMH (Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting) on the basis of the validator of the
The Open Repository Conference 2012 will come back to Europe after this year?s visit in Austin/Texas: It has been officially announced that the Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR12) will take place at the University of Edinburgh on July 9-13th July, 2012. The theme and title of the conference is ?Open Services for Open Content: Local In for Global Out? which ?reflects the current move towards open content, augmented content, distributed systems, microservices and data delivery infrastructures.? A call for proposals will be published soon on the conference website.
The conference takes place every year in rotation between Europe or America and offers a mixture of presentations and users session of the repositories DSpace, <link ...
Robin Taylor, from the University of Edinburgh member of the Dspace developer team, has announced that the newest stable release of Dspce has been released: DSpace 1.8 is now available on sourceforge.net. The new version promises a few small changes on the widespread repository solution like et al a SWORD Client, a configurable workflow for the XMLUI as well as curation tools like e.g. a metadata translator and a metadata link checker. Furthermore the procedure of the upgrade has been eased: ? Most notably dspace.cfg has been split up, and the default behaviour when doing 'Ant update' is to replace the existing files if the new files are different.?
You will find a documentation of the new release under: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC18
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