CiteULike y Connotea: herramientas 2.0 para el descubrimiento de la información científica.

Social reference managers automate repetitive and tedious tasks such as literature management, offering an alternative to search engines and traditional databases for social mediation and scientific discovery. In this study we reflect upon the implications of social tagging processes for personal bibliographic management in the 2.0 environment, and we study two of the most famous applications, although still little known and employed in Spain: CiteULike y Connotea.

Published in: El Profesional de la Información Vol. 19; no. 1; pp. 86 - 94
Main Authors: Alonso-Arévalo, Julio, Cordón-García, José A., Martín-Rodero, Helena
Format: Article
Published: EPI SCP ene/feb2010
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Summary: Social reference managers automate repetitive and tedious tasks such as literature management, offering an alternative to search engines and traditional databases for social mediation and scientific discovery. In this study we reflect upon the implications of social tagging processes for personal bibliographic management in the 2.0 environment, and we study two of the most famous applications, although still little known and employed in Spain: CiteULike y Connotea.