20101112 librinnovando liquidpub

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Presentation about the LiquidPub project at Librinnovando 2010. Explains main research directions of the project and the ideas behind LiquidBooks and InstantCommunities

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  • Contributors provide content, which is structured/arranged/commented in editions, prepared by editors
    A contract defines the licensing, reuse policies for content, processes for attributing royalties
    Publisher – publishes and distributes the editions of the book, may hold copyright and provide additional services, supporting LB
  • Let us consider a panel
    Knowledge lost, never shared, etc
  • We propose – capture this in immediate Body of Knowledge (BoK)
    Some evidences people would do this: blog, twitter, etc
    We provide: IT support, a library of resources
  • We propose – capture this in immediate Body of Knowledge (BoK)
    Some evidences people would do this: blog, twitter, etc
    We provide: IT support, a library of resources
  • 20101112 librinnovando liquidpub

    1. 1. 12 novembre 2010 LiLiquidPub: Scientific Publications meet the Web Aliaksandr Birukou University of Trento
    2. 2. 12 novembre 2010 Li • Small or medium-focused research project funded by the European Commission under FP7 FET OPEN (Future and Emerging Technologies) scheme • Runs from May 2008 till April 2011 • Budget of 2.1M € • Partners LiquidPub project
    3. 3. 12 novembre 2010 Li • Capture the lessons learned and opportunities provided by: the Web and open source, agile development • to develop concepts, models, metrics, and tools for an efficient (for people), effective (for science), and sustainable (for publishers and the community) way of creating, disseminating, evaluating, and consuming scientific knowledge • Understand what’s good for science, and make it happen LiquidPub goal
    4. 4. 12 novembre 2010 Li o See http://project.liquidpub.org/research-areas o Scientific Knowledge Objects o Research evaluation and peer review analysis o Managing lifecycle of web artifacts o Licensing and copyright o Case studies: o Liquid Journals (tool for collaborative collection of interesting content) o Liquid Books (collaborative creation of [not only] teaching material) o Instant Communities (ad-hoc communities for people attending the same seminar/talk/panel) o Liquid Conferences (platform for interdisciplinary conferences where invited papers are presented for community discourse) LiquidPub. What we are working on?
    5. 5. 12 novembre 2010 Li • Liquid books (LB): collaborative, evolutionary, multi-facet versions of the traditional books LiquidBooks. Concepts Contributors Content Editors Contract Publisher Editions
    6. 6. 12 novembre 2010 Li Example # editions Authorship and royalties Modifications Time to marker Software analogy Traditional book Low Defined in the contract, need to re- define for each variation Not possible without agreement with authors and publisher High Waterfall Truly liquid book High, each tailored to target audience Simple and well-defined in the contract, not necessarily involves publisher Possible without asking for permission to authors and publisher Low Agile, open source LiquidBook. Examples
    7. 7. 12 novembre 2010 Li• Pilot on publishing several liquid books with Springer • Send proposal (topic, authors, short description) to fabio.casati AT gmail.com cc birukou AT gmail.com LiquidBooks for teaching. Call for action winter summer autumn
    8. 8. 12 novembre 2010 Li • Low barriers & short time to market -> more competent but busy people involved in writing • Agile -> up to date concurrent editions, tailored to readers, pricing reflects improving quality and completeness • New credit attribution rules & less constraints -> facilitate collaboration&reuse: editor(s) take/edit/aggregate content from contributors LiquidBooks. Features & Benefits
    9. 9. 12 novembre 2010 Li Instant communities. Motivation Image from http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/CareersAndTraining/PhotoGallery/Archive/CareerDayPanel.htm interactioninteraction I wonder how it is related con data mining… I wonder how it is related con data mining… I’ve seen a relevant paper at ESWC’09 I’ve seen a relevant paper at ESWC’09
    10. 10. 12 novembre 2010 Li Other contexts Image from http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/seminars/wednesday-seminar.jpg Image from http://www.transformlifestyle.com/img/seminar4.jpg SEMINARSEMINAR CONFERENCECONFERENCE Image from http://www.flickr.com/photos/50981258@N05/4690733588/sizes/s/in/photostream/ RESEARCH GROUPRESEARCH GROUP
    11. 11. 12 novembre 2010 Li Add material MobileMobile devicesdevices E-mailE-mail WebWeb
    12. 12. 12 novembre 2010 Li Organize: link, tag, annotate Data Data Data
    13. 13. 12 novembre 2010 Li Share and consume
    14. 14. 12 novembre 2010 Li • Visit our website: The LiquidPub project. http://project.liquidpub.org Tools we developed: http://project.liquidpub.org/tools • Google liquidpub-announce and subscribe if you are interested (VERY low traffic): http://disi.unitn.it/mailman/listinfo/liquidpub-announce • Or, subscribe to our blog: http://liquidpub.wordpress.com • Or, follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/liquidpub MORE

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