PublicationBank - requirements evaluation
Ricardo Scachetti Pereira
ricardo at TDWG.ORG
Fri Mar 24 06:36:48 CET 2006
I'm posting Matt Jones' reply to Robert Huber's survey because we
are having problems with Matt's GUID list subscription.
Here I've provided responses for EML. Its not a database per se, but it
is an exchange format that is in common use among ecological field sites
in the US. The format basically follows End Note which is a commonly
used bibliography manager at field stations.
The bibliographic section of EML is described here:
and here is an image of the schema which is easier to interpret:
Robert Huber wrote:
> Dear all,
> Below is a short 'survey' which hopefully can help to get an overview
> on how bibliographic information currently is stored in your databases.
> If you don't like to fill such forms, any other info on your current
> literature db is also welcome, just send it to me by email!
> The list maybe incomplete, if you think important questions are missing
> there just let me and the others know.
> I will try to sumarize the results on the wiki later.
> best regards, Robert
> 1) How is your literature database/module organised?
> - [ ]Database structure completely normalized
> - [ ]Database structure not/incomplete normalized
Not a db, not normalized
> 2) How do you hold your bibliographic information?
> - [ ]Complete set of Bib info (Author, Title,Source, Volume, Pages)
> - [ ]Incomplete set of Bib info
> - [ ]Abbreviations (e.g. Stafleu&Cowan)
> - [ ]Bib Info and Abbreviations
complete set of bib info
> - Specify which bibliographic fields you hold in your db:
> --[ ]Author(s)
> --[ ]Title
> --[ ]Source (Journal/Book)
> --[ ]Pages
> --[ ]Date(s)
> --[ ]Volume
> --[ ]Issue
> --[ ]Series
> --[ ]URL/GUID
> --[ ]Source Editors
> --[ ]Series Editors
> --[ ]Other:
All, and much more. See links above for details.
> 3) How do you store author names:
> - [ ]Abbreviations (e.g. Brummitt & Powell)
> - [ ]Complete Name as String, one author per string
> - [ ]Complete Name as String, all authors in one string
> - [ ]Last Name, First Name separated
Last name, first name separated
> 4) How do you store journal names/ other sources
> - [ ]Complete Name
> - [ ]Abbreviation
> - [ ]Both
> - [ ]If you hold abbreviations acc. to which standard?
> Dr. Robert Huber
> WDC-MARE / PANGAEA - www.pangaea.de, www.wdc-mare.org
> Stratigraphy.net - www.stratigraphy.net
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> e-mail rhuber@@wdc-mare.org, robert.huber at stratigraphy.net
Matt Jones Ph: 907-789-0496
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National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS)
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