Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Open Monograph Press 1.0

The Public Knowledge Project has announced the 1.0 release of Open Monograph Press.
The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) is very pleased to announce the 1.0 release of Open Monograph Press (OMP). OMP is an open source software platform for managing the editorial workflow required to see monographs, edited volumes, and scholarly editions through internal and external review, editing, cataloguing, production, and publication. OMP will operate, as well, as a press website with catalog, distribution, and sales capacities.

OMP 1.0 improves upon the public beta released in September 2012 in a number of ways. It includes a number of stability bug fixes and enhancements, particularly to the production and distribution workflows, and creation of ONIX for Books metadata support. It also includes multilingual support for French, Greek, Brazilian Portuguese, and Spanish.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Standards for Sharing

“Like”-able Content: Spread Your Message with Third-Party Metadata by Clinton Forry appears in the latest A List Apart. He looks at Twitter Cards and Facebook’s Open Graph protocol.
While implementing third-party metadata schemas will add to the content creation workload, that extra effort will provide a much better user experience across multiple platforms and devices, both current and upcoming. Crafting content in discrete chunks with an eye on universal application and flexibility is the way of the future.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Help Wanted - Science Programs

Could anyone point me good statistics about science programming in libraries? Maybe some dissertations? Just not finding anything, but I don't have access to Dissertation Abstracts. Thanks.

Additions to Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes Network Development and MARC Standards

The source codes listed below have been recently approved. The codes will be added to the applicable Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes lists. See the specific source code lists for current usage in MARC fields and MODS/MADS elements.

The codes should not be used in exchange records until 60 days after the date of this notice to provide implementers time to include newly-defined codes in any validation tables.

Standard Identifier Source Codes
The following source code has been added to the Standard Identifier Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

Addition:
danacode
Danacode (D.A.N.A. Systems)
Subject Category Source Codes
The following source code has been added to the Subject Category Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

Addition:
ukslc
UK Standard Library Categories (London: BIC)
Genre/Form Code and Term Source Codes
The following source code has been added to the Genre/Form Code and Term Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

Addition:
ukslc
UK Standard Library Categories (London: BIC)
Subject Heading and Term Source Codes
The following source code has been added to the Subject Heading and Term Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

Addition:
ukslc
UK Standard Library Categories (London: BIC)