Citoid/Zotero's Tech Talk

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Context[edit]

On February 29, 2016 a Tech Talk was hosted about "Automated citations in Wikipedia: Citoid and the technology behind it", presented by Sebastian Karcher (Syracuse University, Zotero).

Here's the summary he provided: <<The talk provides a very brief introduction to Marielle Volz's Citoid, the tool providing Wikipedia's new automated citations.I then focus on the technology underlying Citoid, Zotero translators, and discuss how interested users/developers can help improve that functionality to better serve the Wikipedia community.>>

Slides, video, IRC log[edit]

Presentation slides: Translators-citoid
Presentation video: Tech Talk - Automated citations in Wikipedia - Citoid and the technology behind it

About Sebastian[edit]

Linklist[edit]

Citoid Demo[edit]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Sebastiankarcher/sandbox

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/29/weekinreview/29cohen.html

http://www.jstor.org/stable/40503515

Citoid Documentation[edit]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:TWL/Citoid#Testing

https://github.com/wikimedia/citoid

Tools/Development Environment[edit]

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/

https://www.zotero.org/download/

https://www.zotero.org/support/dev/translators/scaffold

Sample Translators[edit]

Full list: https://github.com/zotero/translators

Scrape: https://github.com/zotero/translators/blob/master/FAZ.NET.js

Use metadata:https://github.com/zotero/translators/blob/master/PLoS%20Journals.js

Framework (easier to write, but less flexible, not covered)

https://github.com/zotero/translators/blob/master/The%20Atlantic.js

Working on today[edit]

http://www.pagina12.com.ar/diario/sociedad/3-268645-2015-03-21.html

http://www.pagina12.com.ar/buscador/resultado.php?q=wikipedia

Help Resources[edit]

See also[edit]