Scientific Collaboration
      with Plone:
Sharing Bibliographies,
   Papers, Discussions
      Boston World Plone Day
    ...
Overview

• Python tools and libraries
• Plone collaboration features
• Plone products for science
Python
• Implementation language of Plone/Zope
• Open source, object oriented, clean design
• Low threshold, high ceiling
...
Python Tools
• NumPy - N-dimensional array manipulation
• SciPy - statistics, Fourier transforms, image
  processing, line...
Python Resources
• http://www.scipy.org - mathematics,
  science, and engineering
• http://biopython.org - computational
 ...
Plone Collaboration
       Features
• Out of the Box
 • Document sharing
 • Rich pages, news, events, calendars
 • Wiki be...
Plone Collaboration
       Features
• Add-on products
 • Discussions (PloneBoard)
 • Blogs (Quills)
 • Integrated news fee...
Plone Products for
       Scientists
• CMFBibliographyAT
• Maps
• Lab notebooks
• Easy to create custom content types!
Example Sites

• http://conserveonline.org/
• http://conpro.tnc.org/
• http://www.watershedportal.org/
• http://mcdb.color...
Finally...


• Let’s look at some sites!
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  1. 1. Scientific Collaboration with Plone: Sharing Bibliographies, Papers, Discussions Boston World Plone Day November 7, 2008 Sally Kleinfeldt, Jazkarta
  2. 2. Overview • Python tools and libraries • Plone collaboration features • Plone products for science
  3. 3. Python • Implementation language of Plone/Zope • Open source, object oriented, clean design • Low threshold, high ceiling • Popular in scientific community, especially astronomy, biology, math, geosciences, economics
  4. 4. Python Tools • NumPy - N-dimensional array manipulation • SciPy - statistics, Fourier transforms, image processing, linear algebra, genetic algorithms, etc. etc. • matplotlib - 2D plotting library • PCL - Python Cartographic Library • ESRI tools
  5. 5. Python Resources • http://www.scipy.org - mathematics, science, and engineering • http://biopython.org - computational molecular biology • http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/ - matplotlib • http://trac.gispython.org/lab/wiki - GIS
  6. 6. Plone Collaboration Features • Out of the Box • Document sharing • Rich pages, news, events, calendars • Wiki behavior • Commenting • Related content • Member areas
  7. 7. Plone Collaboration Features • Add-on products • Discussions (PloneBoard) • Blogs (Quills) • Integrated news feeds (FeedFeeder) • Multimedia (Plone4Artists) • Calendar import/export (Plone4Artists)
  8. 8. Plone Products for Scientists • CMFBibliographyAT • Maps • Lab notebooks • Easy to create custom content types!
  9. 9. Example Sites • http://conserveonline.org/ • http://conpro.tnc.org/ • http://www.watershedportal.org/ • http://mcdb.colorado.edu:8089/kiosk/ kiosk6.swf
  10. 10. Finally... • Let’s look at some sites!
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