DSHR's Blog: Annotation progress from Hypothes.is
"I've blogged before on the importance of annotation for scholarly communication and the hypothes.is effort to implement it. At the beginning of December Hypothesis made a major announcement: 'On Tuesday, we announced a major new initiative to bring this vision to reality, supported by a coalition of over 40 of the world’s essential scholarly organizations, such as JSTOR, PLOS, arXiv, HathiTrust, Wiley and HighWire Press, who are linking arms to establish a new paradigm of open collaborative annotation across the world’s knowledge.' Below the fold, more details on this encouraging development. There is now an official W3C Working Group to standardize annotation. The initiative laid out their near-term goals ..."