PLoS - The Public Library of Science and Publishing on the Semantic Web

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PLoS - The Public Library of Science and Publishing on the Semantic Web

Date:August 12, 2009

Hosted by: Marco Neumann and Jamie Taylor


Location: Freebase (Metaweb) Office 631 Howard Street 4th Floor · San Francisco, CA

Details The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource. PLoS goals are to:

  • Open the doors to the world's library of scientific knowledge by giving any scientist, physician, patient, or student - anywhere in the world - unlimited access to the latest scientific research.
  • Facilitate research, informed medical practice, and education by making it possible to freely search the full text of every published article to locate specific ideas, methods, experimental results, and observations.
  • Enable scientists, librarians, publishers, and entrepreneurs to develop innovative ways to explore and use the world's treasury of scientific ideas and discoveries.

At this session PLoS will present its Semantic Web based publishing infrastructure. In addition Paul Gearon, Technical Lead Semantic Technology Projects at Fedora Commons, will give you an update about the state of the art triples store Mulgara.