Wikis, Pages, Forums, Listservs, etc

This list, developed by the MMI Tech Team, is a dynamic list of electronic means of collaboration (wikis, webpages, forums, listservs, etc). Tech Team Members are encouraged to add content below.

If you manage a wiki, webpage, forum, or listserv that you think MMI members should be aware of, let us know!

Wikis

Title Description MMI Participation
LIS Wiki Library Information Science Wiki  
SEEK Science Environment for Ecological Knowledge  
ESIP Earth Science Information Partners  
OpenWetWare Bio and BioEngineering
(might not be the most appropriate)
 
EvoWiki Geology Section of the Evolution Education Wiki  
wikipedia
Metadata
Controlled Vocabularies
Web Services
Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit See External Links on the Metadata entry

 

Wiki Related Links

 

Mailing Lists

Title Description MMI Maintained Other MMI Monitored
MMI News Relatively low-frequency announcements (monthly newsletter plus occasional updates) about MMI and general metadata topics X    
MMI Metadata Information Forum A forum to ask general (or specific) questions about metadata. Experts from the metadata community will offer answers and opinions, or will suggest other sources of information X    
MMI Site Help

Technical details about the MMI site: Issues and answers about plone, zope, mailman, apache, and their configuration on our system. (Mostly for site contributors, but anyone can see or sign up for the list.)

X    
Internal MMI Support Lists MMI maintains numerous internal lists accessible to members. Send mail to the site lead for more information on contributing. X    
MOTIIVE Project Email list for MOTIIVE, a project addressing marine metadata profiling, marine data modeling, and Feature Type catalogues.   X  
ICES/IOC XML Study Group Email list considering XML issues.   X  
Marine XML Email List List for EU MarineXML project. Not clear if active   X  
SDSC Earth DB Forum List A listserver at San Diego Supercomputer Center to ask questions and get answers on database issues for the earth sciences   X  
CF Metadata An active list for discussions about interpretation, clarification, and proposals for extensions or change to the CF conventions. This is also an appropriate place to request new standard names.   X  
DODS-OPeNDAP An active list for discussions about interpretation, clarification, and proposals for extensions or change to the CF conventions. This is also an appropriate place to request new standard names.   X  
Sensor ML Forum Sensor Metadata Language discussion list. (SensorML is a pending OGC Technical Specification referenced elsewhere on this site.)   X  
IRIS Web Services Forum A list for the earth sciences community to discuss issues related to the implementation and use of web services. Sponsored by IRIS   X  
Geo Metadata Mailing List

A mailing list addressing geospatial metadata issues. (Not the mailing list for this site.)

  X  
Monterey Bay Data Management and Visualization List formed at the Monterey Bay Area Data Management and Visualization Workshop in 2002 (?). (Rarely used.)   X  
Protege Lists Protege is an ontology editor. It has various lists: announcement, beta, general and owl. The last one is related to the OWL plugin, where you can find also discussions about ontology development.   X  
Jena List JENA is a semantic web tool kit, an application program interface (API) for JAVA. Technical discussions on ontology development take place in this list.   X  
RDF Logic Forum RDF stands for Resource Description Framework, which is the underlying model of the Ontology Web Language (OWL). Technical discussions about RDF take place in this forum   X  
Semantic Web Yahoo group In this list general questions about the semantic web takes place   X