Annotating and linking in the Open Journal Systems

  • Rick Kopak
  • Chia-Ning Chiang

Abstract

This study reports on user based research on the annotating and linking prototype components of the Open Journals Systems of the Public Knowledge Project. The study describes the features of the components and provides results based on an analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data. The paper concludes by stating design implications of the research, and outlines future research based on development of the prototype.

Author Biographies

Rick Kopak
Rick Kopak is a faculty member at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C. He is currently co?investigator on the Public Knowledge Project. He received his PhD from the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto.
Chia-Ning Chiang
Chia?Ning Chiang is a PhD candidate in the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She is currently working on her dissertation entitled ?A Multi?dimensional Approach to the Study of Online Annotation.?
Published
2007-10-01
How to Cite
Kopak, R., & Chiang, C.-N. (2007). Annotating and linking in the Open Journal Systems. First Monday, 12(10). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v12i10.1961