Reading Is a Social Activity

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    • Reading Is A Social Activity Todd A. Carpenter, NISO Executive DirectorSociety for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting May 31, 2012 - Arlington,VA
    • @TAC_NISO Twitter Highlights• Will be discussing social reading today at #SSP2012 =>Socially, on twitter too!• Trying to be funny & helpful. Pre-tweeting presentation. Slides on Slideshare! #SSP2012• #NISO = 1/3 Publishers, 1/3 Libraries, 1/3 automation vendors - where communities converge to develop standards #SSP2012• There are lots of ways that standards apply to content distribution, many you don’t think of. #ssp2012• No, I’m not going to talk about social media apps. Sorry! #ssp2012• Clive Thompson on the Future of Reading in a Digital World #ssp2012• Liza Daly @liza The iPad in the Eyes of the Digerati (2010) #ssp2012• Page “147” is meaningless in a world of reflowable text? #ssp2012• Some (imperfect) location methods of text location: Chapter/verse, char count, X-Path, pre-post text hash #ssp2012• If finding text marker is same edition is hard, try different editions, different versions of a text #ssp2012• Sharing between walled gardens is also an incredible problem #ssp2012• There is more to annotate than simply text. There are also photos, audio, videos more... #ssp2012• Information about two Mellon Foundation funded meetings on Social Reading: #ssp2012• Work underway at #NISO to develop an open and extensible standard for location and sharing of annotations #ssp2012
    • Standards are familiar, even if you don’t notice Image: DanTaylor Image: Joel Washing
    • Is this what you thought I meant?
    • RealityMyth? or
    • Larger part of reality
    • “Books have been held hostage offline for far too long. Taking them digital will unlock their real hidden value: the readers.” Clive Thompson - The Future of Reading in a Digital World in Wired Magazine 17.06 (2009)
    • A truly modern e-reader is one that is intimately connected to the Web andallows a user to make queries as a series of asides, while reading or after immersive reading has ended. Liza Daily - Threepress Consulting, Inc
    • Connected by ourdevices on a networktalking to each other
    • What’s so hardabout sharing annotations?
    • How do we find what we want to share?
    • What does page “147”mean in a re-flowable text?
    • Version Control andEdition variations
    • Some (imperfect) location methods Chapter & verse? Character count? X-Path? Pre/post mark hashing?
    • Walled garden, Intwood Hall by Katy WaltersSharing between walled gardens
    • Annotation issues we shouldn’t ignore
    • Annotation ≠Bookmarking
    • Annotations Bookmarks
    • More than just text
    • Cross Media Annotation
    • NISO Working Group on Standards for Open Annotation
    • Two Incubation Meetings in 2011Funded through the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
    • GoalDevelop a standard syntax for how bookmarks and notes should be located in a digital text, especially in online environments that might be continually updated or mutable.  
    • Working group members Robert Bolick (Unaffiliated) E. Ann Caldwell, Brown University Bill McCoy, IDPF Meira Chefitz , University of Illinois Erin McKean, Wordnik Samantha Cohen, Simon & Schuster Andrea Mercado, Copyright Clearance Center Gary Coker, MetaPress Randall Leeds, Casey Dougherty, Apple Inc. Karina Luke, Book Industry Communication Markus Gylling, IDPF Alejandro Rodriguez, Apple Inc. Kenneth Haase, beingmeta, inc Leonard Rosenthol, Adobe, Inc. Baden Hughes, Cabahu Pty Ltd Robert Sanderson, Los Alamos National Megan Hurst, EBSCO Publshing Laboratory Takeshi Kanai, Sony Peter Sorotokin, Adobe, Inc.George Kerscher, DAISY Consortium Dan Whaley, Caren Milloy, JISC Collections Mohamed Zergaoui, Innovimax SARL
    • Describing an annotationSlide image from Dr. Robert Sanderson, Los Alamos National Lab, on SlideShare
    • Use cases vary wildly between people,and even within people. It all depends on the particular need, goal or subject. ... Youd have public and private, disconnected and connected. Just flick a switch for your desired experience. Mac Slocum - OReillys Online Managing Editor
    • Todd Carpenter Executive DirectorNational Information Standards Organization (NISO) @TAC_NISO