Supplemental materials to a journal article

Alexander B. Schwarzman

American Geophysical Union

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Supplemental materials to a journal article

Balisage: The Markup Conference 2011
August 2 - 5, 2011

Abstract

Tagging the primary body of a journal article can be challenging enough for authors: What then should they do with secondary and supplemental materials they wish to include with their articles? This presentation will provide an update on the latest progress from a NISO/NFAIS group to come up with Recommended Practices for curating supplemental materials. What kinds of supplemental materials can and should be marked up, what are the costs and benefits of such a markup, and what are the tagging challenges faced by authors?