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Talk ontaxonomy, identifiers, and links given at pro-iBiosphere meeting, Leiden, 13 February 2013

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  • 1.@rdmpagehttp://iphylo.blogspot.comWhy the semantic web is more than PDFThe semantic web and taxonomySurfacing the deep data of taxonomySomething about links

2. @mycokeys10.3897/mycokeys.5.4302 3. Where are: The users? The questions? The science? 4. Phylogeography 5. Taxonomy 6. Our questions span multipledatabases (paths in network) 7. Specimens and diseases 8. PMID:948206 9. http://biostor.org/reference/102054 10. http://data.gbif.org/occurrences/215921922/ 11. BHL and GBIF as biomedical databaseshttp://iphylo.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/bhl-and-gbif-as-biomedical-databases.html 12. Metrics 13. In an attempt to live up to that increasingdemand for documentation, the leadership ofthe Natural History Museum of Denmark hasissued an order to its curatorial staff - Thestaff members are requested to documentwhich publications from 2011, writtenentirely by external scientists, that in one wayor another are based on material in thecollections of the Museum.@TAXACOMhttp://markmail.org/message/opv2we7fkmro2nen 14. https://twitter.com/#!/search/10.1371%252Fjournal.pone.0036881 15. https://twitter.com/edwbaker/status /205595933159858176https://twitter.com/edwbaker/status/205595933159858176 16. http://www.museum-analytics.org/ 17. Impact ofcollection 18. Cited, linkable specimensNMNH Vertebrate Zoology11194Herpetology CollectionsHerpetology Collection (Universityof Kansas Biodiversity Research9619Center)CAS Herpetology Collection Catalog 6720 MCZ Herpetology Collection5818http://iphylo.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/gbif-specimens-in-biostor-who-are-top.html 19. The story of the web (its all about links) 20. http:// http:// 21. http://http:// link , 22. http:// http:// http:// 23. http://http://personbookis a author ofFred http:// 24. The Semantic web:The future of the weband always will be Peter Norvig (Google) 25. http://http://personbookis a author ofFred http:// 26. http:// http:// http:// 27. Without links we will #fail to deliver the cool stuff 28. http://http:// link , 29. Links = pairs of identifiers 30. Problem:nobody sees value in the links 31. @mycokeys10.3897/mycokeys.5.4302 32. Publishers Museums Genomics 33. Question 1:When will we value links enough to create and maintain them? 34. #@$! GBIF keeps changing URLs!http://iphylo.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/dear-gbif-please-stop-changing.html 35. Citation network = valuable links 36. Question 2:How do we link in the absence of identifiers? 37. When shall we link?http://go-to-hellman.blogspot.co.uk/2010/04/when-shall-we-link.html 38. When shall we link? Just in case (hard coded) Identifiers e.g., DOIs Just in time (link when needed) Instructions to make link OpenURL 39. Just in casedoi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-187Just in time?journal=BMC Bioinformatics&volume=12&spage=187 40. The challenge:How do we make persistent linksin the absence of persistent identifiers?