[uf-discuss] Easy book citations

Ross Singer ross.singer at library.gatech.edu
Mon Jul 31 06:44:18 PDT 2006

I think one of the stumbling blocks we're having here is trying to
figure out what we're really using citations for.

1)  There's obviously a group that wants this data to be used with
bibliographic management software
2)  There's a group that wants these citations to be able to link to
fulltext/print/etc. for any person's library
3)  There's a group (I think?) that wants to be able to display
properly formatted citations (or, at least more properly).

Are we leaving a scenario out?

#3 seems the most complicated.  If the goals of #1 are met, then #2
will most likely be met, as well (although not necessarily the

Does this seem accurate?


On 7/30/06, Edward Summers <ehs at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Jul 30, 2006, at 2:08 PM, Tantek Çelik wrote:
> > What if we set a goal for hCite 0.1 of August 30?  Is that reasonable?
> If Brian Suda has the spare cycles I think this is an excellent idea.
> The citation effort has gone on for a long time, so Simon's questions
> are most welcome.
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