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COinS (eng version)

  1. 1. COinS find hidden information treasures... Milan Janíček translated from original (czech language) presentation
  2. 2. COinS – presentation contents <ul><ul><li>Motivation – What are COinS good for? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>COinS technical solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ContextObject </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Span </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>COinS practically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plugins for web browsers taking advantage of COinS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OpenURL Refferer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zotero </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. COinS? Why? <ul><ul><li>Linking on documents (electronic or physical) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>=> How to do it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We write reference ( in any standardised format) . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User tries to find the document using </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>search engine ( Google... ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>metasearch engine ( Metalib, Serials Solutions... ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>library catalog ( Aleph, WorldCat... ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>electronic resources database... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>writes down reference somewhere for later use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>into any notepad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>into computer file where he stores his references </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. COinS? Why? (2) <ul><ul><li>Would be possible to work with information about document in a simpler manner ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But everyone wants a bit different thing . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>he can use different sources – direct document linking is not possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>has different requests on syntax – it is not clear how reference or information about document generally should look like </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information about document is the most important in both cases – metadata . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But how to simply write them on a web page ? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. COinS – What is it? <ul><ul><li>CoinS – ContextObject in Spans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ContextObject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>object describing document (or anything different;-) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ANSI standard Z39.88 – OpenURL 1.0 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>& </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Span </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an inline logical division tag in HTML </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>does not change look of the site </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>especially because it has not to be visible at all </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. ContextObject <ul><ul><li>ContextObject (Z39.88, OpenURL 1.0) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Original idea – connecting of resources (link reslover) – reduction of problems with hard links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Server gets the metadata in this format (=ContextObject) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>identifies document </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>offers services (eg. link) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In most cases is ContextObject written using URL form : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>link resolver address + metadata as parameters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://resolver.com/ ?param1=param1&param2=param2.... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*) Older and simplier specification OpenURL 0.1 exists too. It offers more restricted possibilites of format choose, only target document can be specified. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. ContextObject (2) <ul><ul><li>ContextObject example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.example.com/resolver? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft_id = info:doi/10.1126/science.275.5304.1320 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft_id = info:pmid/9036860 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&req_id = mailto:jane.doe@caltech.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&res_id = http://links.caltech.edu/menu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft_val_fmt = info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.aulast = Bergelson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.auinit = J </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.date = 1997 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.atitle = Isolation of a common receptor for coxsackie B viruses and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>adenoviruses 2 and 5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.jtitle = Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.volume = 275 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.spage = 1320 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.epage = 1323 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. ContextObject (3) <ul><ul><li>ContextObject example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.example.com/resolver? - where to send </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft_id = info:doi/10.1126/science.275.5304.1320 - DOI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft_id = info:pmid/9036860 - PubMed ID </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&req_id = mailto:jane.doe@caltech.edu - who searches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&res_id = http://links.caltech.edu/menu - where from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft_val_fmt = info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal - metadata format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.aulast = Bergelson - author surname </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.auinit = J - author name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.date = 1997 - release year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.atitle = Isolation of a common receptor for coxsackie B viruses and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>adenoviruses 2 and 5 - article name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.jtitle = Science - journal name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.volume = 275 - volume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.spage = 1320 - starting page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&rft.epage = 1323 - ending page </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Span <ul><ul><li><span> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>is HTML mark for inline logical division </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>simmilar mark <div> exists - but creates new block </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>code example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and its display: </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. ContextObject in Span <ul><ul><li>ContextObject (parameters) are inserted into tag <span>, attribute „title“ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>< span class =&quot; Z3988 &quot; title=&quot; ctx_ver= Z39.88-2004 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&amp;rft_val_fmt= info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Ajournal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&amp;rft.issn= 1045-4438 &quot;></span> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>class – identificion of COinS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>title – passed parameters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What we reckognize from it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ContextObject is in version Z39.88 , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>format je journal , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>journals ISSN is 1045-4438 </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. COinS practically (1) <ul><ul><li>Richard Feynman on Wikipedia... </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. COinS practically (2) <ul><ul><li>...bibliography is under the article... </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. COinS practically (3) <ul><ul><li>... there are hidden COinS objects in bibliography! </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. COinS practically (4) <ul><ul><li>COinS are not very elegant on first look... </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. COinS practically (5) <ul><ul><li>...but more important are capabilites they yield </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>conection with library service SFX in this case </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Return to beginnig <ul><ul><li>Why COinS? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>user tries to find document using– web search engine, metasearch engine, library catalog, elektronic resources... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or writes it down somewhere for later use – into a notepad, file where he stores his references... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>COinS adds data into a page, but how to work with them? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We use any of plugins (add-ons) for browser! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We will introduce 2: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenURL Refferer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zotero </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. OpenURL Refferer <ul><ul><li>OpenURL Refferer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.openly.com/openurlref/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser: Internet Explorer, Firefox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author: OCLC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Price: free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What does it do: creates links on pre-set link resolver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(we get link that chosen library offers) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How does it work: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>take parameters from COinS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>plugin adds resolver address and icon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>=> displays link </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. OpenURL Refferer - Setting tries to find local resolvers * preferences are taken from OCLC Registry hard setting of link resolver setting if and which text or icon will be displayed in the link
  19. 19. OpenURL Refferer & COPAC & SFX@STK
  20. 20. OpenURL Refferer & COPAC & JIB
  21. 21. OpenURL Refferer & HubMed & SFX UTB
  22. 22. Zotero <ul><ul><li>Zotero </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.zotero.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser: only Firefox (version 3 and higher) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author: George Mason University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Price: free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What does it do: rreference manager, many functions... can save data from COinS and allows user to work further with them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How does it work: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>icon is displayed , if there are any COinS on page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>after click metadata are stored into Zotero Library </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Zotero & Wikipedia (Alan Turing)
  24. 24. Zotero & Wikipedia (Alan Turing)
  25. 25. Zotero & Wikipedia (Alan Turing)
  26. 26. Zotero & Wikipedia (Alan Turing)
  27. 27. Jak můžu vytvořit COinS pro své stránky? <ul><ul><li>1) create COinS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>COinS generator (OCLC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://generator.ocoins.info/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>use Perl module for creating OpenURL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://search.cpan.org/~timbrody/URI-OpenURL-0.4.6/lib/URI/OpenURL.pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2) insert COinS into source code of your pages </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Summary <ul><ul><li>COinS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allows hide metadata about an article on a web page in standardised format (OpenURL) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plugins for browsers can use COinS for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>finding the document </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>storing documents metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you add COinS on your pages, you allow users more simple and personalized work with resources . </li></ul></ul>

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