Open Access to Working Notes in the Humanities

Title: Open Access to Working Notes in the Humanities

Authors: Michael K. Buckland, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley, CA Patrick Golden, Ryan B. Shaw (Sch. of Information & Library Science, University of North Carolina)

Abstract: A web-based tool for making and sharing research designed for authors, curators, and editors in the humanities is described, editorsnotes.org. Notes are a varied genre not limited to annotations. The data for the tool is modeled as three kinds of records: Notes created; Documents cited; and Topics, headings for names and subjects. Structured records are needed for interoperability and sharing. Open access, sustainability issues, and how working notes can complement other infrastructure are discussed in a status report.

This contribution to OpenSym 2015 will be made available as part of the OpenSym 2015 proceedings (or companion) on or after August 19, 2015.

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