[uf-discuss] Re: [Structuredblogging-discuss] microformat for books in a library catalog

Phillip Pearson pp at myelin.co.nz
Wed Dec 21 00:17:44 PST 2005

In related news, Daniel Chudnov (who wrote this:
http://curtis.med.yale.edu/dchud/resolvable/) got in touch to point
out COinS, which is a (fairly cryptic-looking) microformat that embeds
OpenURL information inside HTML:


It seems to be in current use: http://ocoins.info/#id3205609424

I've added this to the book review template for the Structured
Blogging plugins, and put an example on cite-brainstorming#OpenURL in
the wiki.


On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 03:56:42PM -0500, Ryan Cannon wrote:
> Greetings,
> I've actually been looking at this problem from another angle, and  
> considered submitting a microformat about it. What we're really  
> looking for is not solely citation data (such as ISBN), but  
> bibliographic information. Perhaps a good method for starting is to  
> break down the relevant information from accepted academic  
> bibliography formats (MLA, APA, Chicago) and synthesize proper class  
> names based on that data.
> -- 
> Ryan Cannon
> Interactive Developer
> MSI Student, School of Information
> University of Michigan
> http://RyanCannon.com/
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