[EP-tech] Importing ROARMAP in Wikidata

Stevan Harnad harnad at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Dec 5 12:29:32 GMT 2017


Dear Antonin,

Many thanks for importing ROARMAP to wikidata.

If there are corrections to be made in ROARMAP I can try to get them made, either by returning the policy to the owner for update, or (if minor) by updating it myself.

Best wishes,

Stevan

> On Dec 5, 2017, at 5:52 AM, Antonin Delpeuch <antonin at delpeuch.eu> wrote:
> 
> Hi Leslie and Stevan,
> 
> I have imported a good chunk of OA policies from ROARMAP into Wikidata.
> Here is an example item:
> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q42297340
> 
> For now, I have only added basic metadata - I plan to import more
> information later (but due to Wikidata's format this requires a bit of
> planning and coordination with the community, for instance by creating
> new properties).
> 
> I have noticed that some of the URLs that point to the original policies
> have rotten, so I have started to update a few of them (either by adding
> a copy from the Wayback Machine, or by looking manually for a newer
> version). Here is an example:
> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q42022608
> (where I added both the archived original and the link to the current
> version)
> 
> You can have an overview of the dataset with this SPARQL query:
> http://tinyurl.com/y78o7kt8
> Now that this is in Wikidata, you can also extend this query with more
> metadata about the institutions (for instance, institutional ids, group
> memberships, location, and so on). For instance, here is a map of
> institutions with OA policies:
> http://tinyurl.com/yb9adhcv
> 
> Some ROARMAP policies are missing: I only imported the ones which had a
> link to the policy and a start date.
> 
> Thanks again for your help with setting that up!
> 
> Antonin
> 
> On 18/09/2017 16:18, Leslie Carr wrote:
>> Trick?! How sordid. I think you’ll find that’s an official data management technique :-)
>>>> Les
>> 
>> 
>>> On 18 Sep 2017, at 10:49, Antonin Delpeuch <antonin at delpeuch.eu> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Awesome! Thanks a lot for the trick, it works indeed.
>>> 
>>> Best regards,
>>> 
>>> Antonin
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 17/09/2017 16:39, Leslie Carr wrote:
>>>> I think yiou can get all the data by doing an advanced search and asking for all the results in EP3-XML. (It’s a dropdown menu.)
>>>> 
>>>> Here for example, are all the European policies
>>>>>>>> Les Carr
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On 8 Sep 2017, at 13:22, Antonin Delpeuch <antonin at delpeuch.eu> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Dear Stevan,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thank you very much for the introduction!
>>>>> 
>>>>> Dear Les,
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Wikidata's side, everything is ready for the import, as we have just
>>>>> got a property to store ROARMAP ids. This is how it looks on an example:
>>>>> 
>>>>> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q15102911#identifiers
>>>>> 
>>>>> Now all we need is the data, to import more of these ids. I realize some
>>>>> consumers of your data use screen scraping rather than an actual API
>>>>> (for instance, http://oa-check.nexacenter.org/ ). Is this the preferred
>>>>> way to extract data?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Antonin
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 28/08/2017 13:31, Stevan Harnad wrote:
>>>>>> Dear Antonin,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> We will be happy to help in any way we can to tighten links between Wikidata and ROARMAP.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I am branching this to Professor Les Carr who will I hope know how to get you an up-to-date dump of ROARMAP.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Please let me know when you have received what you need.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Best wishes,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Stevan Harnad,
>>>>>> Professor Emeritus
>>>>>> ECS, University of Southampton
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Aug 26, 2017, at 5:12 PM, Antonin Delpeuch <antonin at delpeuch.eu> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Dear Stevan,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> As part of the WikiCite initiative, I would be interested in creating
>>>>>>> tighter links between Wikidata and ROARMAP.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> WikiCite is a project to represent scholarly metadata in Linked Open
>>>>>>> Data, and has been using Wikidata as a backend. We believe such a
>>>>>>> resource could be extremely beneficial to the community. As part of this
>>>>>>> effort, I focus on infrastructure for open access (for instance, I run
>>>>>>> https://tools.wmflabs.org/oabot/ ).
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> One important piece of infrastructure for open access is your repository
>>>>>>> of open access mandates, ROARMAP. Importing it into Wikidata would allow
>>>>>>> to link policies to the records of the universities which have adopted
>>>>>>> them, which are in turn linked to their faculty members, their
>>>>>>> publications, and many other items. That would potentially allow for
>>>>>>> very interesting queries and visualizations.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Therefore, I wonder if there is any way to get an up-to-date dump of
>>>>>>> ROARMAP? I have seen your OAI-PMH interface but it does not seem to
>>>>>>> expose the full content of records.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Antonin Delpeuch
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
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