John Wilbanks, Integrate. Annotate. Federate.

Connotea Imports 2012-07-31


"Following on to yesterday's post, where I wrote about the four functions that traditional publishers claim as their space (registration, certification, dissemination, preservation), I want to revisit an argument I made last week at the British Library....I argued that the web brings us at least three additional functions: integration, annotation, and federation. I wanted to get this argument out onto the web and get some feedback....Integration, Annotation, Federation. It's what the Web is all about. And if we can get to the point where publishers feel these as core responsibilities, the Open Access debate will have made a major leap. All of these create a world in which the text of the article itself is lower in economic value, and thus easily distributable, than the connectivity of that article into a larger web of information. OA is the beginning, not the end game, of making the web work for science the way it works for culture."



08/07/2009, 05:20

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07/31/2012, 23:24

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08/01/2009, 08:42