Discussion List Archives

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Additional update to core dictionary

I see no problem with Brian adding in _journal_paper_doi as described below.


On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 9:28 PM, Brian McMahon <bm@iucr.org> wrote:
> Colleagues
> Assuming James also approves the recent "fast-track" changes, I'll
> be happy to work on releasing quickly a new minor upgrade version
> of the core CIF dictionary.
> With your indulgence, I would like to take the opportunity to add
> at the same time
>    _journal_paper_doi
> as a new member of the JOURNAL category, expressing the digital
> object identifier (DOI) assigned to the article published from
> the data in the current CIF, e.g.
>    _journal_paper_doi       '10.1107/S010876739101067X'
> Traditionally, these _journal_ items have been taken to be in
> the gift of the IUCr journals staff, and have not gone through
> the usual formal review process. They are not individually
> defined in the core dictionary, though perhaps they should be.
> I would not expect any particular concern over the proposed new
> item; it's just another piece of bibliographic housekeeping.
> However, there is the possibility of creating new data names to
> record DOIs for other associated publications or data sets,
> now that it is starting to become common practice to register such
> identifiers for data sets. We have considered this possibility
> carefully in the Acta office, and have come to the conclusion that
> such definitions would be premature. There is as yet no established
> code of practice for assigning DOIs to data sets in a way that
> records their relationship to other data sets or publications.
> CrossRef, the body that has managed DOIs centrally for the
> publishing industry, is now partnered by DataCite, which seeks
> to perform the same role for research data sets. We feel that it
> would be best to track any protocols these bodies establish for
> cross-linking before seeking to emulate them with suitable
> CIF data names.
> On the other hand, if any of you feel differently about this,
> or have specific data names that you wish to suggest, please
> feel free to do so.
> Best wishes
> Brian
> _______________________________________________
> comcifs mailing list
> comcifs@iucr.org
> http://scripts.iucr.org/mailman/listinfo/comcifs

T +61 (02) 9717 9907
F +61 (02) 9717 3145
M +61 (04) 0249 4148
comcifs mailing list

Reply to: [list | sender only]
International Union of Crystallography

Scientific Union Member of the International Science Council (admitted 1947). Member of CODATA, the ISC Committee on Data. Partner with UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in the International Year of Crystallography 2014.

International Science Council Scientific Freedom Policy

The IUCr observes the basic policy of non-discrimination and affirms the right and freedom of scientists to associate in international scientific activity without regard to such factors as ethnic origin, religion, citizenship, language, political stance, gender, sex or age, in accordance with the Statutes of the International Council for Science.