Retrieving Metadata for Your Local Scholarly Papers

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Retrieving Metadata for Your Local Scholarly Papers
: We present a novel approach to retrieve metadata to scholarly papers stored locally as PDF files. A fingerprint is produced from the PDF fulltext to query an online metadata repository. The returned results are matched back to identify the correct metadata entry. These metadata can then be stored in the PDF itself, indexed for a desktop search engine, and collected in a user‟s or community‟s bibliography. We think this hitherto missing link but with our tool now available data eases the organization of scholarly papers, and increases accessibility to one‟s collected academic content. 1 Motivation Desktop search engines and the so-called semantic desktop depend on the availability of according metadata. When downloading PDFs from the web the according metadata attributes are lost unless sophisticated download managers are in place picking up the metadata from the repository the PDF is catalogued in. [Lu08] reviews a current tool that at least helps to collect the metadata of pap...
David Aumüller
Added 26 May 2010
Updated 26 May 2010
Type Conference
Year 2009
Where BTW
Authors David Aumüller
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