getting "cite' buttons onto non-academic but citable sites is not within sight ... sigh
peter at silmaril.ie
Fri Oct 4 15:31:17 CEST 2019
On 04/10/2019 10:55, Mike Marchywka wrote:
> [...] I'm still debating about continuing with my scraping code
> puzzling over why sites don't think "cites" are as useful as "shares"
Probably because the site doesn't think the academic market is worth the
effort to have a CITE button written. BTW it would need to be able to
provide RIS and EndNote formats as well as BiBTeX.
There *are* people working on improving citation from online resources,
but mostly within the academic field where citation is already
understood, not in ordinary business web sites where they neither know
nor care about academic citation.
FWIW, at the XML Summer School we had presentations from three
interested parties: Peter Murray-Rust, whom some of you may know from
his unceasing efforts to get the publishing industry to open up the
articles they have already charged authors to publish; and David
Shotton, talking about the benefits that flow from making bibliographic
metadata available in machine-readable form; and Graham Klyne, on using
linked data (RDF) and associated Semantic Web technologies in Digital
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