Citations In the Humanities (Update)

This is a followup from this post. You will want to read that first before continuing.

I just wanted to let everyone know that the British Library now has a means like the Library of Congress to link to specific books. This is called the “British National Bibliography” and is available at This should ease the problem of some books not being available from the Library of Congress. For instance, Bechbretha has a URL of You can place extensions at the end to get various formats: for example will get you the RDF version of the document.

Things are now to the point where we can really drop most citation frameworks and go straight with something that looks like my citation proposal.


What does this have to do with Perl?

What does this have to do with Perl?

It’s written by a guy who does Perl. :-) Which is what this site is about: people who do Perl.

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