OAI, Google Scholar and Wikipedia are the answers, but what is the question?

Domingus, Marlon OAI, Google Scholar and Wikipedia are the answers, but what is the question?, 2005 . In CERN workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI4), Geneva (Switzerland), 20-22 October 2005. (Unpublished) [Presentation]

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Some of the questions raised are: 1. what types of presenting knowledge matter these days - and why? 2. for what type of communities (learning communities, communities focused on innovation) do they matter? What can be learned from the way science works within the rich spectrum of disciplines with respect to providing information: is the scientific method more debate-related or more focused on reproduction of experiments and how could OAI (dataproviders / services) play a role in these different approaches? 3. What is to be expected from different online collaborative – supposedly free - services and what general remarks can be made about their interoperability and functionality? 4. What are the quality assuring mechanisms in different communities and how can we translate these principles to further research or mere fruitful information exchange? I believe these are questions that should be raised to see also more clearly the impact of OAI. Within the Dutch context we have some experience with OAI via the DARE community, which can illustrate specific topics.

Item type: Presentation
Keywords: Google Scholar, Wikipedia, OAI, Open Archives Initiative, Knowledge representation, Information exchange, DARE community, Online collaborative free services, Collaboratories, Philosophy of science, Scholarship
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > ID. Knowledge representation.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HP. e-resources.
L. Information technology and library technology. > LS. Search engines.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
Depositing user: E-LIS Italian Staff
Date deposited: 22 Sep 2006
Last modified: 14 Dec 2012 19:19
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/8137

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