Monthly Archives: March 2012

PLoS Computational Biology goes wiki

Today saw an important step forward towards a wikification of scholarly workflows: PLoS Computational Biology published an article that did not only follow the journal’s own author guidelines but also those for writing articles on the English Wikipedia, where a … Continue reading

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Open Access Media Importer: Plugging in your own data source

From the beginning, the Open Access Media Importer was intended to be modular. Only with the latest patches that feature has actually landed, as a result of decoupling interface and actual application logic: Data sources are now Python modules that … Continue reading

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Open Access Media Importer: Apology, frontend & usage

More than a month ago, I promised to blog about my quest to build the Open Access Media Importer for Wikimedia Commons about once a week. Obviously, I failed. In the first few weeks, I was stuck, not having any … Continue reading

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