Announcing the R package coinsR

This blog entry announces the R program `coinsR` to produce bibliographic metadata automatically for websites within the Hugo framework. The dominant use case at the moment is with the `blogdown` package.

Advantages of URL shortener

Citing and visiting web addresses with long URLs is sometimes complicated. Long URLs are particularly a hardness when there are no clickable links but only long strings printed on paper. This article suggests URL shortener to avoid the hurdle mentioned above.

Archiving Quoted Web Resources

Quoting websites is a hassle for several reasons: Firstly, web pages are not available anymore. Secondly, web pages have moved so that the URL is not valid anymore. Thirdly, they change their content so that the cited reference is not correct anymore. This article presents some strategies and tools to bypass the challenges mentioned above.