Yes, a partner in crime has asked a similar question in the bepress list
and I've been talking to a Zotero developer as well.
Once I get this pieces into context, I will definitely share back with the
rest of the list. It's the least I can do. Much thanks all
On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:43 PM, lindsey danis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 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]
> > At some point bring it back to the list, please. Enquiring minds want to
> > know...
> > Thanks,
> > SK
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> > Roy Tennant
> > Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 10:44 AM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Citation manager --> ??? --> BePress Bulk-upload
> > Excel spreadsheet
> > Mita,
> > 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
> > identify published articles by University of California faculty, email
> > 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
> > 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.
> > Roy
> > On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 9:32 AM, Mita Williams <[log in to unmask]
> > >wrote:
> > > 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
> > >