There is a discussion on this topic right now in the Digital Commons
Google Group, fyi.
On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Sam Kome <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> At some point bring it back to the list, please. Enquiring minds want to
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> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> Roy Tennant
> Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 10:44 AM
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> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Citation manager --> ??? --> BePress Bulk-upload
> Excel spreadsheet
> A while back (I mean at least six years ago) I wrote some code to take
> citations downloaded from an index provider, reformat them into bepress
> spreadsheet format, and bulk upload them. The purpose of the project was to
> identify published articles by University of California faculty, email them
> that we had citations of their work in our system, and wouldn't they like
> to upload their copy of their article into the repository? I don't have the
> numbers on that project, but I recall that it did boost submissions.
> Unfortunately, I think the code, which was likely crappy anyway, has long
> since moldered to dust on a server somewhere that I no longer have access
> to, but I can put you in touch with someone at UC who might be doing
> something like this. I'll email you off-list.
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 9:32 AM, Mita Williams <[log in to unmask]
> > We're trying to figure out a workflow for our BePress IR and was
> > curious if anyone in code4libland has developed "something" (an Excel
> > macro? a Zotero export function?) that could take formatted citations
> > and put them in the proper order so they could be bulk added to the
> > BePress bulk upload Excel spreadsheet. Or perhaps there's an
> > altogether different way of going about collecting, formatting, and
> adding such things for BePress.
> > Everything counts in large amounts.
> > Mita