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== Minutes ==
 
== Minutes ==
 
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Minutes from meeting August 17, 2012
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Minutes from meeting August 17, 2012'''
 
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Governance issues and the management of the commons:
 
Governance issues and the management of the commons:
 
Visions: link to original concept by Rahul- subset of the directions that the original concept is current- going towards a subset of what we discussed at the summer meeting
 
Visions: link to original concept by Rahul- subset of the directions that the original concept is current- going towards a subset of what we discussed at the summer meeting
role of the wiki-complementary commons and initial web site
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Role of the wiki-complementary commons and initial web site
 
venn-diagram of the intersection
 
venn-diagram of the intersection
 
curation model - key idea of curation
 
curation model - key idea of curation
 
licensing- everyone on the same page what licenses are most needed
 
licensing- everyone on the same page what licenses are most needed
rights that are most needed with respect to access
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rights that are most need with respect to access
  
what the role of the steering committee or other management- "managing editor"- handling disputes/ questions
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What is the role of the steering committee or other management- "managing editor"- handling disputes/ questions?
 
Look at PlosOne license adoption as exemplar
 
Look at PlosOne license adoption as exemplar
 
Wikipedia document proxesses and wikipedia commons
 
Wikipedia document proxesses and wikipedia commons
 
Fickr- guidelines and policies
 
Fickr- guidelines and policies
 
resources: financial needs for support or maintenance: time to think about funding
 
resources: financial needs for support or maintenance: time to think about funding
 
 
point of departure: thinking about the vision and the curation model
 
point of departure: thinking about the vision and the curation model
 
 
differentiation- also can gain from looking at the other sites
 
differentiation- also can gain from looking at the other sites
 
functionality- web assests that are part of an overall presence
 
functionality- web assests that are part of an overall presence
 
area of overlap- workflows, contents, how can we cross reference or link between them
 
area of overlap- workflows, contents, how can we cross reference or link between them
 
commonality/ look and feel: coherent brand
 
commonality/ look and feel: coherent brand
 
 
capturing differences and similarities
 
capturing differences and similarities
web site proper has been online brochure:
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web site proper has been online brochure: external facing- no prior knowledge
external facing- no prior knowledge
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wiki- active collaboration- about or within activity areas work with each other- even though remote
 
wiki- active collaboration- about or within activity areas work with each other- even though remote
 
approachability is challenge: where to find the granularity of information
 
approachability is challenge: where to find the granularity of information
Chris: Tangent Points- link not a lot of overlap
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Chris: Tangent Points- link not a lot of overlap -different types of links into the commons- drill down
different types of links into the commons- drill down
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Conceptual differences- contents will be where?
Conceptual differences- contents will be where
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Who the audience of the Commons is:
 
Who the audience of the Commons is:
hybrid: external component
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hybrid: external component
also way for self documentation
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also way for self documentation
external component may be more dominant in determining sort of polish
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external component may be more dominant in determining sort of polish
audience may not have as much familiarity with the inter workings  
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audience may not have as much familiarity with the inter workings  
professionalism in the products
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professionalism in the products
 
strengthens reputations beyond the community
 
strengthens reputations beyond the community
by definition want it to serve that function
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Creating:
 
style guide: what should be included
 
style guide: what should be included
 
work flow- lower the barriers without going too low that quality
 
work flow- lower the barriers without going too low that quality
many document go through many reviews
 
 
ESIP community generated content- community contributions- do we review those?
 
ESIP community generated content- community contributions- do we review those?
 
self curation with products
 
self curation with products
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working definitions for these three entities: create a table catalogue with content types- style guides standards
 
working definitions for these three entities: create a table catalogue with content types- style guides standards
 
Creating a document with all these principles- available in perpetuity
 
Creating a document with all these principles- available in perpetuity
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Defining:
 
wiki- ephemera
 
wiki- ephemera
 
commons current snapshot
 
commons current snapshot
lookiung at the Earth encyclopedia http://www.eoearth.org/
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looking at the encyclopedia of Earth http://www.eoearth.org/
 
capturing quality information with user feedback: opportunity within the commons
 
capturing quality information with user feedback: opportunity within the commons
 
lightweight publication workflow
 
lightweight publication workflow
 
helps define use for application purposes- pushes discussion among the community
 
helps define use for application purposes- pushes discussion among the community
Erin and Carol: Strawman vision for editing
 
  
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Planning
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Erin and Carol: Strawman vision for editing
 
Capturing Commons to inform:
 
Capturing Commons to inform:
 
reputation: individual and organizational
 
reputation: individual and organizational
 
demonstration of productivity- concrete ability to show other program managers
 
demonstration of productivity- concrete ability to show other program managers
 
discoverability and browse ability (judicious use of tagging and other schemes- aggregate lists of contents)
 
discoverability and browse ability (judicious use of tagging and other schemes- aggregate lists of contents)
models- resources- refer to those in next conversation- reconvene and discuss the draft via Erin and Carol
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models- resources- refer to those in next conversation
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- reconvene and discuss the draft via Erin and Carol
  
 
Call next Friday 2pm EST webex
 
Call next Friday 2pm EST webex
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--[[User:Reidboehm|Reidboehm]] ([[User talk:Reidboehm|talk]]) 14:17, 20 August 2012 (MDT)

Revision as of 14:17, 20 August 2012

Contents

Vision

Attributes:

  • capturing quality information
  • lightweight publication review (aka sniff test)
  • reputation growth (individual & organizational)
  • persistent content
  • documents work of ESIP, including meetings
  • citable
  • discoverability (e.g. thru tagging)
  • browsability


Original Requirements for ESIP Commons

Differentiation between Web Site, Wiki, and Commons

  • Website - 'Brochure'/Marketing/Organizational Site, Assumes no prior knowledge, Primarily External Facing
  • Wiki - ESIP Community Workspace, Prior Knowledge Useful as Wiki Difficult to Navigate, Business of the ESIP Federation, Primarily Internal Facing
  • Commons - Curated Content, Knowledge Capture, Internal & External Facing, Content Available in Perpetuity

Curation Model

  • Content Types linked to curators
  • Tags for faceted aggregation of content


Licensing Options and Assignment of License to ESIP

Role of Steering Committee

  • Managing Editor(s)

Miscellaneous Discussion Items

  • Levels of curation
  • Who Contributed? (community, individual)

Resources

PLOS One License

PLOS One Submission Instructtions

Wikipedia Community Portal

Wikipedia Policies & Guidelines
Wikipedia Editorial Administration & Oversight
Wikipedia Handling Disputes
Wikipedia Editorial Quality Review

Wikimedia Commons Community Portal

Wikimedia Commons Project Scope

Flickr Community Guidelines

Encyclopedia of Earth Guidelines

Anticipated Budget

Minutes

Minutes from meeting August 17, 2012 Governance issues and the management of the commons: Visions: link to original concept by Rahul- subset of the directions that the original concept is current- going towards a subset of what we discussed at the summer meeting Role of the wiki-complementary commons and initial web site venn-diagram of the intersection curation model - key idea of curation licensing- everyone on the same page what licenses are most needed rights that are most need with respect to access

What is the role of the steering committee or other management- "managing editor"- handling disputes/ questions? Look at PlosOne license adoption as exemplar Wikipedia document proxesses and wikipedia commons Fickr- guidelines and policies resources: financial needs for support or maintenance: time to think about funding point of departure: thinking about the vision and the curation model differentiation- also can gain from looking at the other sites functionality- web assests that are part of an overall presence area of overlap- workflows, contents, how can we cross reference or link between them commonality/ look and feel: coherent brand capturing differences and similarities web site proper has been online brochure: external facing- no prior knowledge wiki- active collaboration- about or within activity areas work with each other- even though remote approachability is challenge: where to find the granularity of information Chris: Tangent Points- link not a lot of overlap -different types of links into the commons- drill down Conceptual differences- contents will be where? Who the audience of the Commons is: hybrid: external component also way for self documentation external component may be more dominant in determining sort of polish audience may not have as much familiarity with the inter workings professionalism in the products strengthens reputations beyond the community

Creating: style guide: what should be included work flow- lower the barriers without going too low that quality ESIP community generated content- community contributions- do we review those? self curation with products criteria for poster; (Flickr community guidelines) working definitions for these three entities: create a table catalogue with content types- style guides standards Creating a document with all these principles- available in perpetuity

Defining: wiki- ephemera commons current snapshot looking at the encyclopedia of Earth http://www.eoearth.org/ capturing quality information with user feedback: opportunity within the commons lightweight publication workflow helps define use for application purposes- pushes discussion among the community

Planning Erin and Carol: Strawman vision for editing Capturing Commons to inform: reputation: individual and organizational demonstration of productivity- concrete ability to show other program managers discoverability and browse ability (judicious use of tagging and other schemes- aggregate lists of contents) models- resources- refer to those in next conversation - reconvene and discuss the draft via Erin and Carol

Call next Friday 2pm EST webex --Reidboehm (talk) 14:17, 20 August 2012 (MDT)

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