Re: [CODE4LIB] Software used in Panama Papers Analysis

2016-04-12 Thread Owen Stephens
Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 > On 12 Apr 2016, at 16:05, Tom Cramer <tcra...@stanford.edu> wrote: > > The IJNet article is particularly interesting—thanks for posting this. > Excerpts like the

Re: [CODE4LIB] searching metadata vs searching content

2016-01-28 Thread Owen Stephens
. http://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk/support Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 > On 27 Jan 2016, at 00:30, Laura Buchholz <laura.buchh...@reed.edu> wrote: > > Hi all, > > I'm trying to u

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Wine Loving Developer at University of California, Davis

2015-12-11 Thread Owen Stephens
. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 > On 10 Dec 2015, at 23:42, James Morley <james.mor...@europeana.eu> wrote: > > I agree with Thomas's logic, if not the maths (surely $2,000?) > > I

Re: [CODE4LIB] Protocol-relative URLs in MARC

2015-08-17 Thread Owen Stephens
Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 17 Aug 2015, at 21:41, Stuart A. Yeates syea...@gmail.com wrote: I'm in the middle of some work which includes touching the 856s in lots of MARC records pointing to websites

Re: [CODE4LIB] Processing Circ data

2015-08-05 Thread Owen Stephens
/working-with-data-using-openrefine/ Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 5 Aug 2015, at 21:07, Harper, Cynthia char...@vts.edu wrote: Hi all. What are you using to process circ data for ad-hoc queries

Re: [CODE4LIB] Desiring Advice for Converting OCR Text into Metadata and/or a Database

2015-06-18 Thread Owen Stephens
Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 18 Jun 2015, at 17:02, Matt Sherman matt.r.sher...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Code4Libbers, I am working with colleague on a side project which involves some scanned

Re: [CODE4LIB] eebo [perfect texts]

2015-06-09 Thread Owen Stephens
records are those in the English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) http://estc.bl.uk. There have been some great steps forward in the last few years, but I still feel libraries need to increase the amount they are doing to publish metadata under explicitly open licences. Owen Owen Stephens Owen

[CODE4LIB] Global Open Knowledgebase APIs

2015-06-08 Thread Owen Stephens
-int/gokb-phase1/wiki/Sample-SPARQL Feedback on any/all of this would be very welcome - either to the list for discussion, or directly to me. We want to make sure we can provide useful data and services and hope you can help us do this. Best wishes, Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web

Re: [CODE4LIB] eebo [developments]

2015-06-08 Thread Owen Stephens
/Baron_Hardie.pdf [4] http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/vard/about/ Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 7 Jun 2015, at 18:48, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: Here some of developments with my playing with the EEBO data

Re: [CODE4LIB] eebo

2015-06-05 Thread Owen Stephens
in the TEI files. If there is anything I can help with I’d be happy to. The people who worked with the files in detail were a UK s/w development company Knowledge Integration (http://www.k-int.com/) - I can give you a contact there if that would be helpful. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens

Re: [CODE4LIB] linked data question

2015-02-26 Thread Owen Stephens
pattern Generally my view would be that (1) and (2) are viable approaches for different applications, but that (3) is generally a bad idea (having been through federated search before!) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4LibCon video crew thanks

2015-02-17 Thread Owen Stephens
Apologies for a +1 message, but you know... +1 and some Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 13 Feb 2015, at 18:00, Cary Gordon listu...@chillco.com wrote: I want to deeply thank Ashley Blewer, Steven

Re: [CODE4LIB] Automatically updating documentation with screenshots

2015-01-26 Thread Owen Stephens
/resurrectio https://github.com/ebrehault/resurrectio] Cheers Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 26 Jan 2015, at 13:48, Owen Stephens o...@ostephens.com wrote: Thanks all - I'm looking at both Selenium

[CODE4LIB] Automatically updating documentation with screenshots

2015-01-26 Thread Owen Stephens
. Anyone done/tried anything like this? Cheers Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stack Overflow

2014-11-04 Thread Owen Stephens
of the idea, but I'd hate to see this go through the pain of the SE process only to fail for the same reasons as previous efforts in this area. I think we need to think about this underlying problem - but I'm not sure what the solution is/solutions are. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stack Overflow

2014-11-04 Thread Owen Stephens
Thanks for that Mark. That's running on 'question2answer' which looks to have a reasonable amount of development going on around it https://github.com/q2a/question2answer/graphs/contributors (given Becky's comments about OSQA which still hold true) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting

Re: [CODE4LIB] MARC reporting engine

2014-11-03 Thread Owen Stephens
The MARC XML seemed to be an archive within an archive - I had to gunzip to get innzmetadata.xml then rename to innzmetadata.xml.gz and gunzip again to get the actual xml Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288

Re: [CODE4LIB] Linux distro for librarians

2014-10-21 Thread Owen Stephens
of direction is noted at http://dhbox.commons.gc.cuny.edu/blog/2014/dh-box-new-friend-new-platform#sthash.27THWR6E.dpbs). To be honest I'm not 100% sure where the project is right now, as although it looks like not much has been updated since May 2014. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting

Re: [CODE4LIB] ISSN lists?

2014-10-17 Thread Owen Stephens
. For example the RLUK release of 60m+ records at http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/tel4/access/data/lod, or the 12million records released by Harvard http://openmetadata.lib.harvard.edu/bibdata (both CC0) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o

Re: [CODE4LIB] Python or Perl script for reading RDF/XML, Turtle, or N-triples Files

2014-09-30 Thread Owen Stephens
, Rapper can be used for further parsing) Some slightly random advice there, but maybe some of it will be useful! Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 30 Sep 2014, at 15:54, Jeremy Nelson jeremy.nel

Re: [CODE4LIB] IFTTT and barcodes

2014-09-11 Thread Owen Stephens
- available from https://github.com/cantino/huginn Overkill for this particular problem but may be of more general interest Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 11 Sep 2014, at 08:21, Sylvain Machefert smachef

Re: [CODE4LIB] Automated searching of Copac/Worldcat

2014-08-13 Thread Owen Stephens
to checking and writing out information about text present/absent in web pages retrieved. Hope that is of some help Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 13 Aug 2014, at 11:20, Nicholas Brown nbr...@iniva.org

[CODE4LIB] Automation tools - session at the Pi and Mash unconference

2014-08-11 Thread Owen Stephens
accompanying files 'ISBNs.xlsx' and 'isbns.csv' which are used in the examples/exercises. All materials are available at http://bit.ly/automatedlovefolder Thanks to all who made suggestions which contributed towards the session. Best wishes, Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http

Re: [CODE4LIB] 'automation' tools

2014-07-08 Thread Owen Stephens
/overdue_ideas/2013/02/introduction-to-apis/ but a change to the BL open data platform means this no longer works :(( Thanks all again - I'll be trying to put stuff from the automation workshop online at some point and I'll post here when there is something up. Best wishes, Owen Owen Stephens

Re: [CODE4LIB] 'automation' tools

2014-07-07 Thread Owen Stephens
Thanks Riley and Andrew for these pointers - some great stuff in there Other tools and examples still very welcome :) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 4 Jul 2014, at 15:04, Andrew Weidner metaweid

Re: [CODE4LIB] coders who library? [was: Let me shadow you, librarians who code!]

2014-07-07 Thread Owen Stephens
or write MODS XML freehand. http://shambrarian.org :) Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 7 Jul 2014, at 15:36, Miles Fidelman mfidel...@meetinghouse.net wrote: This recent spate of message leads me

[CODE4LIB] 'automation' tools

2014-07-04 Thread Owen Stephens
, Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

Re: [CODE4LIB] Is ISNI / ISO 27729:2012 a name identifier or an entity identifier?

2014-06-19 Thread Owen Stephens
Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 18 Jun 2014, at 23:28, Stuart Yeates stuart.yea...@vuw.ac.nz wrote: My reading of that suggests that http://isni-url.oclc.nl/isni/000122816316 shouldn't have both Bell

Re: [CODE4LIB] Any good introduction to SPARQL workshops out there?

2014-05-01 Thread Owen Stephens
if there is any possibility of having it webcast if there was interest. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 1 May 2014, at 17:23, Hutt, Arwen ah...@ucsd.edu wrote: We're interested in an introduction to SPARQL

Re: [CODE4LIB] barriers to open metadata?

2014-04-30 Thread Owen Stephens
://www.opendoar.org/ Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 29 Apr 2014, at 21:06, Ben Companjen ben.compan...@dans.knaw.nl wrote: Hi Laura, Here are some reasons I may have overheard. Stuck halfway: We have an OAI

Re: [CODE4LIB] distributed responsibility for web content

2014-04-18 Thread Owen Stephens
policies and (perhaps!) take some of the emotion out of decision making - e.g. see http://boagworld.com/business-strategy/website-animal/ - perhaps a similar approach might help here as well. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com

[CODE4LIB] Research Libraries UK Hack day

2014-04-04 Thread Owen Stephens
members The event is free and you can sign up now at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rluk-hack-day-rlukhack-tickets-11197529111 - I hope to see some of you there Best wishes Owen 1. http://www.rluk.ac.uk/news/rluk-joins-european-library/ Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http

Re: [CODE4LIB] semantic web browsers

2014-03-22 Thread Owen Stephens
from Southampton *does* support content-negotiation - what makes you think it doesn't? Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 22 Mar 2014, at 20:49, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: Do you know

Re: [CODE4LIB] tool for finding close matches in vocabular list

2014-03-21 Thread Owen Stephens
/ might be a good starting point if you want to see what Refine can do Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 21 Mar 2014, at 18:24, Ken Irwin kir...@wittenberg.edu wrote: Hi folks, I'm looking

Re: [CODE4LIB] Retrieving ISSN using a DOI

2014-03-05 Thread Owen Stephens
: { date-parts: [ [ 2013, 11, 7 ] ], timestamp: 1383796678887 }, volume: 169 } Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 5 Mar 2014, at 12:30, Graham, Stephen s.grah

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library of Congress

2013-10-01 Thread Owen Stephens
+1 Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 1 Oct 2013, at 14:21, Doran, Michael D do...@uta.edu wrote: As far as I can tell the LOC is up and the offices are closed. HORRAY!! Let's celebrate! Before we

Re: [CODE4LIB] Open Source ERM

2013-09-20 Thread Owen Stephens
complication/interest of also having a Open (was Google) Refine extension as this is the tool chose for loading messing e-journal data into the system Sorry to go on, hope the above is of some interest Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] What do you want to learn about linked data?

2013-09-04 Thread Owen Stephens
Just a recommendation for a source of information - I've found http://linkeddatabook.com/editions/1.0/ very useful especially in thinking about the practicalities of linked data publication and consumption in applications Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http

Re: [CODE4LIB] netflix search mashups w/ library tools?

2013-08-19 Thread Owen Stephens
From the Netflix API Terms of Use Titles and Title Metadata may be stored for no more than twenty four (24) hours. http://developer.netflix.com/page/Api_terms_of_use Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 19 Aug

Re: [CODE4LIB] Releasing library holdings metadata openly on the web (was: Libraries and IT Innovation)

2013-07-24 Thread Owen Stephens
On the holdings front also see the work being done on a holding ontology at https://github.com/dini-ag-kim/holding-ontology (and related mailing list http://lists.d-nb.de/mailman/listinfo/dini-ag-kim-bestandsdaten) - discussion all in English Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone have access to well-disambiguated sets of publication data?

2013-07-09 Thread Owen Stephens
. for same person http://names.mimas.ac.uk/individual/25256.html?outputfields=resultpublications You could then use the Crossref DOI lookup service to get journal identifiers Not sure this will get you what you need but might be worth a look Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http

Re: [CODE4LIB] best way to make MARC files available to anyone

2013-06-13 Thread Owen Stephens
On 13 Jun 2013, at 02:57, Dana Pearson dbpearsonm...@gmail.com wrote: quick followup on the thread.. github: I looked at the cooperhewitt collection but don't see a way to download the content...I could copy and paste their content but that may not be the best approach for my

Re: [CODE4LIB] best way to make MARC files available to anyone

2013-06-12 Thread Owen Stephens
Putting the files on GitHub might be an option - free for public repositories, and 38Mb should not be a problem to host there Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 12 Jun 2013, at 02:24, Dana Pearson

Re: [CODE4LIB] best way to make MARC files available to anyone

2013-06-12 Thread Owen Stephens
On 12 Jun 2013, at 14:06, Dana Pearson dbpearsonm...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks for the replies..I had looked at GitHub but thought it something different, ie, collaborative software development...I will look again Yes - that's the main use (git is version control software, GitHub hosts git

Re: [CODE4LIB] DOI scraping

2013-05-17 Thread Owen Stephens
plugin). Also looking for custom database scrapers it might be worth looking at Zotero translators, as they already exist for many major sources and I guess will be grabbing the DOI where it exists if they can http://www.zotero.org/support/dev/translators Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting

[CODE4LIB] British Library Directory of Libraries (probably of interest to UK only)

2013-04-23 Thread Owen Stephens
welcome (I don't usually write Python so the code is probably even ropier than my normal code :) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

Re: [CODE4LIB] You *are* a coder. So what am I?

2013-02-13 Thread Owen Stephens
Shambrarian: Someone who knows enough truth about how libraries really work, but not enough to go insane or be qualified as a real librarian. (See more at http://m.urbandictionary.com/#define?term=Shambrarian) More information available at http://shambrarian.org/ And Dave Pattern has published

Re: [CODE4LIB] Directories of OAI-PMH repositories

2013-02-08 Thread Owen Stephens
Also see OpenDOAR http://www.opendoar.org We used this listing when building Core http://core.kmi.open.ac.uk/search - which aggregates and does full-text analysis and similarity matching across OA repositories Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email

Re: [CODE4LIB] XMP Metadata to tab-delemited file

2013-01-14 Thread Owen Stephens
I'm not familiar with what XMP RDF/XML looks like but it might be worth using an RDF parser rather than using XSLT? Graphite (http://graphite.ecs.soton.ac.uk/) is pretty easy to use if you are comfortable with PHP Owen On 14 Jan 2013, at 19:09, Kyle Banerjee kyle.baner...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [CODE4LIB] What is a coder?

2012-11-30 Thread Owen Stephens
Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 29 Nov 2012, at 22:51, William Denton w...@pobox.com wrote: On 29 November 2012, Cary Gordon wrote: Obviously, we need to offer trainings on how to get funding to attend

Re: [CODE4LIB] COinS

2012-11-21 Thread Owen Stephens
/Public/public-schemabibex/ or wiki http://www.w3.org/community/schemabibex/wiki/Main_Page Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 21 Nov 2012, at 07:37, Dave Caroline dave.thearchiv...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [CODE4LIB] OpenURL linking but from the content provider's point of view

2012-11-21 Thread Owen Stephens
metadata should be included in the OpenURL to give it the best chance of working with a link resolver'? Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 20 Nov 2012, at 19:39, David Lawrence david.lawre...@sdsu.edu wrote

Re: [CODE4LIB] OpenURL linking but from the content provider's point of view

2012-11-21 Thread Owen Stephens
Failure rate on resolving DOIs via CrossRef is high enough that I'd argue for belt braces Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 21 Nov 2012, at 15:08, Young,Jeff (OR) jyo...@oclc.org wrote

Re: [CODE4LIB] SRU MARC fields with indicators

2012-11-07 Thread Owen Stephens
Thanks Karen - probably should have known that! That's the nice thing about MARC - always some new thing to cope with :) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 6 Nov 2012, at 19:37, Karen Coyle li

Re: [CODE4LIB] SRU MARC fields with indicators

2012-11-06 Thread Owen Stephens
According to the MARC spec, 035 doesn't support '9' as a valid indicator. My very uneducated guess would be the invalid indicator is causing the underlying system not to index it? Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288

Re: [CODE4LIB] open circ data

2012-10-26 Thread Owen Stephens
/ - and a recommender API based on the data http://copac.ac.uk/innovations/activity-data/?page_id=227 Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 26 Oct 2012, at 23:04, Jimmy Ghaphery jghap...@vcu.edu wrote: Are there any

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q.: software for vendor title list processing

2012-10-17 Thread Owen Stephens
Are there any examples of data in this format in the wild we can look at? Also given KBART and ONIX for Serials Online Holdings have NISO involvement, is there any view on how these two activities complement each other? Thanks, Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q.: software for vendor title list processing

2012-10-17 Thread Owen Stephens
at the moment the question of uptake/compliance is the bigger issue. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 17 Oct 2012, at 14:48, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: I've always been a fan of ONIX for SOH

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q.: software for vendor title list processing

2012-10-17 Thread Owen Stephens
This leads to three follow-up questions. First, is there software to translate/normalize existing vendor lists from vendors that have not yet adopted either of these standards into these formats? I'm thinking of a collection of adapters or converters, perhaps. Each would likely constitute

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q.: software for vendor title list processing

2012-10-16 Thread Owen Stephens
from specific sources. We should be making progress on this in the next couple of months. Hope that's helpful Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 16 Oct 2012, at 20:23, Tom Pasley tom.pas...@gmail.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] Citation manager -- ??? -- BePress Bulk-upload Excel spreadsheet

2012-10-15 Thread Owen Stephens
No idea if this is useful, but just to note that RefWorks also has an API in case that offers any more options to you in terms of pushing the data around http://rwt.refworks.com/rwapireference/ Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] CODE4LIB equivalent in UK?

2012-10-08 Thread Owen Stephens
? Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 8 Oct 2012, at 09:14, Richard Wallis richard.wal...@dataliberate.com wrote: The Mashed Library folks might be fertile ground for gaining interest in a code4libuk

Re: [CODE4LIB] Seeking examples of outstanding discovery layers

2012-09-21 Thread Owen Stephens
/ica12Final00423.pd f Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

Re: [CODE4LIB] Corrections to Worldcat/Hathi/Google

2012-08-28 Thread Owen Stephens
The JISC funded CLOCK project did some thinking around cataloguing processes and tracking changes to statements and/or records - e.g. http://clock.blogs.lincoln.ac.uk/2012/05/23/its-a-model-and-its-looking-good/ Not solutions of course, but hopefully of interest Owen Owen Stephens Owen

[CODE4LIB] Open data and Research Libraries UK

2012-08-03 Thread Owen Stephens
://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5RH8KH8 Thanks and best wishes Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

Re: [CODE4LIB] Recommendations for a teaching OPAC?

2012-08-03 Thread Owen Stephens
On 3 Aug 2012, at 15:56, Joseph Montibello joseph.montibe...@dartmouth.edu wrote: search, you could probably do worse than to install Blacklight. It probably doesn't really meet the simple criteria - there's a lot more to it than I could talk about. But getting it out of the box, turned on,

[CODE4LIB] Code and Catalogue data event

2012-04-26 Thread Owen Stephens
by DevCSI (http://devcsi.ukoln.ac.uk/about/) I hope some of you can make it Owen -- Owen Stephens Consulting http://ostephens.com e: o...@ostephens.com t: 0121 288 6936 skype: owen.stephens

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-03-01 Thread Owen Stephens
catalogues by search engines. Thanks again to all who have contributed to the discussion - very useful Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 1 Mar 2012, at 11:42, Ed Summers wrote: On Mon, Feb 27, 2012

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-03-01 Thread Owen Stephens
. Anything coming out of the project would, of course, be just one projects recommendations for JISC to consider not more than that. Cheers, Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 1 Mar 2012, at 14:38, Ian

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-02-27 Thread Owen Stephens
of making the content of repositories more discoverable and more widely dissmeniated. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-02-27 Thread Owen Stephens
On 27 Feb 2012, at 13:31, Diane Hillmann wrote: On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 5:25 AM, Owen Stephens o...@ostephens.com wrote: providers provide such intermediate pages (arxiv.org, for instance). The other issue driving providers towards intermediate pages is that it allows them to continue

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-02-26 Thread Owen Stephens
On 24 Feb 2012, at 16:52, Ian Ibbotson wrote: Sorry.. late to the discussion... Isn't this a little apples and oranges? Surely robots.txt exists because many static resources are served directly from a tree structured filesystem? (Nearly) all OAI requests are responded to by specific

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-02-26 Thread Owen Stephens
On 24 Feb 2012, at 18:20, Joe Hourcle wrote: On Feb 24, 2012, at 9:25 AM, Kyle Banerjee wrote: I see it like the people who request that their pages not be cached elsewhere -- they want to make their object 'discoverable', but they want to control the access to those objects -- so it's one

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-02-26 Thread Owen Stephens
, and any other mechanisms like OAI-PMH can follow I realise these may not be achievable, but just my thoughts Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 25 Feb 2012, at 22:18, Peter Noerr wrote: This post veers

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-02-26 Thread Owen Stephens
On 24 Feb 2012, at 18:20, Joe Hourcle wrote: I see it like the people who request that their pages not be cached elsewhere -- they want to make their object 'discoverable', but they want to control the access to those objects -- so it's one thing for a search engine to get a copy, but

Re: [CODE4LIB] URL checking for the catalog

2012-02-24 Thread Owen Stephens
/6-8-3-telstar-approach/ although for some reason (my fault) this doesn't include a write up of the link checking process/code we created. Of course, this approach is in no way incompatible with regular proactive link checking. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-02-24 Thread Owen Stephens
this was we maybe get the best of both worlds). Thanks again (and of course further thoughts welcome) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 24 Feb 2012, at 14:45, Thomas Dowling wrote: On 02/24/2012 09:25 AM

Re: [CODE4LIB] Namespace management, was Models of MARC in RDF

2011-12-12 Thread Owen Stephens
Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 11 Dec 2011, at 23:47, Karen Coyle wrote: Quoting Richard Wallis richard.wal...@talis.com: You get the impression that the BL chose a subset of their current bibliographic

Re: [CODE4LIB] Namespace management, was Models of MARC in RDF

2011-12-12 Thread Owen Stephens
On 11 Dec 2011, at 23:30, Richard Wallis wrote: There is no document I am aware of, but I can point you at the blog post by Tim Hodson [ http://consulting.talis.com/2011/07/british-library-data-model-overview/] who helped the BL get to grips with and start thinking Linked Data. Another by

Re: [CODE4LIB] Models of MARC in RDF

2011-12-07 Thread Owen Stephens
Fair point. Just instinct on my part that putting it in a triple is a bit ugly :) It probably doesn't make any difference, although I don't think storing in a triple ensures that it sticks to the object (you could store the triple anywhere as well) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting

Re: [CODE4LIB] Models of MARC in RDF

2011-12-07 Thread Owen Stephens
with the conversion after that period we felt confident disposing of the record. This is the type of usage I was imagining for a copy of the MARC record in this scenario. Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288

Re: [CODE4LIB] Namespace management, was Models of MARC in RDF

2011-12-07 Thread Owen Stephens
On 7 Dec 2011, at 00:38, Alexander Johannesen wrote: Hiya, Karen Coyle li...@kcoyle.net wrote: I wonder how easy it will be to manage a metadata scheme that has cherry-picked from existing ones, so something like: dc:title bibo:chapter foaf:depiction Yes, you're right in pointing

Re: [CODE4LIB] Models of MARC in RDF

2011-12-06 Thread Owen Stephens
I'd suggest that rather than shove it in a triple it might be better to point at alternative representations, including MARC if desirable (keep meaning to blog some thoughts about progressively enhanced metadata...) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] Models of MARC in RDF

2011-12-06 Thread Owen Stephens
at the transformation at the Open University) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 5 Dec 2011, at 18:56, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: On 12/5/2011 1:40 PM, Karen Coyle wrote: This brings up another point

Re: [CODE4LIB] Models of MARC in RDF

2011-12-02 Thread Owen Stephens
places in the hierarchy. -Esme -- Esme Cowles escow...@ucsd.edu Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. -- William Pitt, 1783 On 11/28/2011, at 8:25 AM, Owen Stephens wrote: It would be great to start

Re: [CODE4LIB] Models of MARC in RDF

2011-12-02 Thread Owen Stephens
in multiple places in the hierarchy. -Esme -- Esme Cowles escow...@ucsd.edu Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. -- William Pitt, 1783 On 11/28/2011, at 8:25 AM, Owen Stephens wrote: It would be great

Re: [CODE4LIB] Models of MARC in RDF

2011-11-28 Thread Owen Stephens
helpful if more projects published their transformations (or someone told me where to look!) Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 26 Nov 2011, at 15:58, Karen Coyle wrote: A few of the code4lib talk

[CODE4LIB] Mobile technologies in libraries - fact finding survey

2011-11-24 Thread Owen Stephens
-libraries.info and subscribe to updates (links in the right hand side for RSS or email subscriptions). Thanks and best wishes, Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

Re: [CODE4LIB] CIS students, service learning, and the library

2011-10-14 Thread Owen Stephens
://jerome.library.lincoln.ac.uk/ Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936 On 13 Oct 2011, at 23:04, Robert Robertson wrote: Hi Ellen, The event hasn't been held yet but it might be worth taking a look at what DevCSI

[CODE4LIB] Show reuse of library/archive/museum data and win prizes

2011-08-08 Thread Owen Stephens
. The data are made available under the Open Data Commons (ODC) Public Domain Dedication and Licence and the ODC Attribution Sharealike Community Norms. Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

[CODE4LIB] Developer Competition using Library/Archive/Museum data

2011-07-04 Thread Owen Stephens
competition tag on twitter is #discodev, but #devcsi and #ukdiscovery also good to follow/use Excited to see what people come up with - hope some of you are able to enter Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

[CODE4LIB] PDF-text extraction

2011-06-21 Thread Owen Stephens
repositories We've tried iText but had issues with quality We moved to PDFBox but are having performance issues Any other suggestions/experience? Thanks, Owen Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com Telephone: 0121 288 6936

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDF for opening times/hours?

2011-06-07 Thread Owen Stephens
I'd suggest having a look at the Goid Relations ontology http://wiki.goodrelations-vocabulary.org/Quickstart - it's aimed at businesses but the OpeningHours specification might do what you need http://www.heppnetz.de/ontologies/goodrelations/v1.html#OpeningHoursSpecification While handling

Re: [CODE4LIB] [dpla-discussion] Rethinking the library part of DPLA

2011-04-10 Thread Owen Stephens
I guess that people may already be familiar with the Candide 2.0 project at NYPL http://candide.nypl.org/text/ - this sounds not dissimilar to the type of approach being suggested This document is built using Wordpress with the Digress.it plugin (http://digress.it/) Owen Owen Stephens Owen

Re: [CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data

2011-04-08 Thread Owen Stephens
Thanks for all the information and discussion. I don't think I'm familiar enough with Authority file formats to completely comprehend - but I certainly understand the issues around the question of 'place' vs 'histo-geo-poltical entity'. Some of this makes me worry about the immediate

Re: [CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data

2011-04-08 Thread Owen Stephens
), but on the otherhand I want to embrace the opportunity to start joining some stuff up and seeing what happens :) Owen On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 3:10 PM, Ross Singer rossfsin...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 5:02 AM, Owen Stephens o...@ostephens.com wrote: Then obviously I lose the context

[CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data

2011-04-07 Thread Owen Stephens
matches in our RDF. My understanding of LCSH isn't what it might be - but the ordering of terms in the combined string checking is based on what I understand to be the usual order - is this correct, and should we be checking for alternative orderings? Thanks Owen -- Owen Stephens Owen Stephens

Re: [CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data

2011-04-07 Thread Owen Stephens
University College London Library Services Owen Stephens wrote: We are working on converting some MARC library records to RDF, and looking at how we handle links to LCSH (id.loc.gov http://id.loc.gov) - and I'm looking for feedback on how we are proposing to do this... I'm not 100% confident

Re: [CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data

2011-04-07 Thread Owen Stephens
checked there England. Is this not the relevant VIAF entry http://viaf.org/viaf/14299580http://viaf.org/viaf/142995804 -- Owen Stephens Owen Stephens Consulting Web: http://www.ostephens.com Email: o...@ostephens.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data

2011-04-07 Thread Owen Stephens
, not England as a place. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Owen Stephens Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011 11:28 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data Still digesting

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