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Data linking with kblog

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Data linking with kblog

  1. 1. Data linking with kblog<br />Phillip Lord<br />Newcastle University<br />
  2. 2. The Long Tail<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:La_Palmyre_041-crop.jpg<br />
  3. 3. Example Data<br />ID_REF VALUE<br />1007_s_at 2.867330709<br />1053_at 10.50302152<br />117_at 2.702517066<br />121_at 3.052316166<br />1255_g_at 2.278998026<br />1294_at 5.360226024<br />1316_at 5.496447322<br />1320_at 4.475412175<br />1405_i_at 2.301359647<br />
  4. 4. The paper <br />
  5. 5. The problem?<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Clock_in_Kings_Cross.jpg<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:New_British_Coinage_2008.jpg<br />
  6. 6. Coach Building<br />250,000 articles per year<br />240 million Downloads<br />Cost: 1.5 Billion Euro<br />Elsevier<br />17 million articles <br />> 20 languages<br />365 million readers<br />Total Cost: 10 million dollars<br />Wikipedia<br />
  7. 7. The process<br />
  8. 8. Our Solution<br />
  9. 9. Wordpress<br />Has one critical feature<br />It has an edit dialog<br />Word<br />Latex<br />Open Office<br />Asciidoc<br />Textile<br />Markdown<br />By email<br />
  10. 10. Features<br />Reviewing<br />Metadata – coins, metatags *<br />Crawlability *<br />Multiple authors<br />Archiving (UKWA)<br />Searchability<br />
  11. 11. Features<br />Bi-directional links<br />Permalinks (purls to follow)<br />DOIs (datacite!)<br />Versioning<br />Extensibility<br />Nice maths * (and mathjax)<br />Syntax Highlighting<br />Bibliographic Support (with DOIs, and incompletely CiTO) *<br />ePUB and PDF (!?) export<br />
  12. 12. Data Linking<br />Bi-directional links require support at both ends<br />Adding this generically<br />Adding this for specific data sets (microarray)<br />Data linking into papers<br />
  13. 13. Old technology<br />Most of this technology pre-exists<br />So why don’t people use it!<br />There is a good reason...<br />TECHNOLOGY IS BORING<br />
  14. 14. Content<br />http://ontogenesis.knowledgeblog.org<br />Now has 15k page views (not hits!)<br />25 articles, multiple authors<br />Seeking pubmed inclusion<br />Advertising: two blog articles about ontogenesis happened with 1 day of first article. <br />http://taverna.knowledgeblog.org<br />10 articles<br />About scientific workflows<br />Supplement to myExperiment<br />
  15. 15. Well...<br />These stats are not going to scare either Elsevier or Wikipedia<br />But, they are not bad either<br />And it allows primary scientific content of many different forms<br />We believe it can form part of the scientific landscape<br />
  16. 16. Acknowledgements<br />Phillip Lord (me!)<br />Dan Swan<br />Simon Cockell<br />Robert Stevens (Manchester)<br />Georgina Moulton (Manchester)<br />Thanks also to JISC, David Shotton, BL, Datacite, and wordpress. <br />

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