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Organize FORCE2021 Software Citation Hackathon
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Description

The Software Citation Implementation Working Group is preparing a small hackathon for December 2021.
The focus point is software citation and software citation formats.
Organizing team:

  • Martin Fenner
  • Morane Gruenpeter
  • Arfon Smith
  • Daniel Garijo
  • Neil Chue Hong

Tasks that can be part of this hackathon are:

  • Improve Codemeta documentation and examples (add links to existing tools)
  • Update crosswalk between CITATION.cff and codemeta
  • Do croswalk from BibLaTeX to codemeta
  • Improve citation style support in GitHub CFF implementation
  • Thinking session: tracking the impact of good metadata
  • Implement citation button for directories with codemeta or CFF (T3494)
  • Update the GitHub citable code guide https://guides.github.com/activities/citable-code/.
  • Write a GitHub Action to help authors keep their CFF files up to date (e.g., when a new release is published)
  • Write a GitHub Action (with configuration options) that allow people to follow best practices with their software citation practices (e.g., semantic versioning, archiving, generating metadata (Codemeta, CFF), ...)
  • Improve the codemeta generator tool
  • Discuss on how to have a support system for creating metadata/citation files
  • Get support for your metadata problems

The schedule:
Monday December 6th
Launch 13.00 - 14.00 GMT
Group work 14.00 - 16.30 GMT
Checkpoint 16.30 - 17.00 GMT

Friday December 10th
Checkpoint 13.00 - 13.30 GMT
Group work 14.00 - 16.30 GMT
Wrap-up 16.00 - 17.00 GMT

Some of the tasks are important for SWH and a dev participant from the team would be a great addition.

Event Timeline

moranegg changed the task status from Open to Work in Progress.Nov 10 2021, 4:16 PM
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My tasks before the event:

  • prepare Google doc

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1r5nIc5JdoiZmsTMqQhYYSGqW0fcfuO9WrbVi1amfJYY/edit?usp=sharing

  • invite Alain and a SWH team memeber (if validated)
  • send information to the RDA SSC IG, FAIR4RS, RDA France and Force11 mailing lists (maybe also the SWH open science community?)

A task to add to this hackaton:

  • add to https://github.com/citation-file-format/ruby-cff/tree/main/test/files/formatted a few examples of Bib(La)TeX entries for software and their corresponding .cff
    • this will ensure that the cff-latex exporter produces proper biblatex-software entries, and uses all the available fields in biblatex-software
    • since .cff is not able to handle BibTeX's crossref fields, use the expanded entries attached to this task

rdicosmo renamed this task from Organize FORCE2021 Sofwtare Citation Hackathon to Organize FORCE2021 Software Citation Hackathon.Nov 13 2021, 11:40 AM