Buzz - Cool Uri
, Nigel Ward
and Kerry Blinco
present an information model of digital identifiers, to help bring clarity to the vocabulary debates from which this field has suffered.
discusses the role of Web preservation in reference management. This article is based on a presentation given at the Innovations in Reference Management workshop, January 2010.
used to think 'Website Optimisation' simply meant compressing images and avoiding nested tables, but in this he book finds out how much more there is to it, even in the Age of Broadband.
looks at the current landscape of persistent identifiers, describes several current services, and examines the theoretical background behind their structure and use.
gives a personal view of this workshop held in Glasgow, 30 June - 1 July, supported by NISO, CETIS, ERPANET, UKOLN and the DCC.
with some guidelines For URI naming policies in his regular column.