“Richard Knipel, the Wikimedian in residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, looks back at the efforts made and future plans to further support collaboration between the museum and the Wikimedia movement.”
There is fresh momentum in the scholarly publishing world to open up data on the citations that link research publications.
Six organizations today announced the establishment of the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC): OpenCitations, the Wikimedia Foundation, PLOS, eLife, DataCite, and the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University.
“The Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) aims to allow anyone to access science papers’ reference lists and to build analytical services on top of that raw data. Started last year by the Wikimedia Foundation in San Francisco, California and five other partner organizations, I4OC announced at its official launch on 6 April that 29 organizations, including some of the world’s largest scientific publishers, have now agreed to openly release citation data.”
“The aim of this project is to write a tool that would
*(possibly) suggest Wikipedia articles for which the video might be relevant…”