SWIB14 - Valentine Charles / JulianeWhen - Semantics support Multilingual Access to Digital Cultural Heritage

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For Europeana, the platform for Europe’s digital cultural heritage from libraries, museums and archives, multilingual access is one priority. Breaking down language barriers is an ongoing challenge with many facets as Europeana provides content coming from 36 different countries serving users across the world. For Europeana, multilingual access does not only mean the translation of the interface, but also comprises retrieving, browsing and understanding documents in languages the users do...

SWIB14 - Christoph Böhme / Michael Büchner - Entity Facts - A light-weight authority data service

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Entity Facts - A light-weight authority data service Christoph Böhme / Michael Büchner Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Germany / Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek, Germany Abstract The German National Library has published a new web service called Entity Facts. The main goal of Entity Facts is to provide aggregated information about entities from various sources in a way that makes it easy to present this data to the user. The information provided by Entity Facts is based on the Integrated...

SWIB14 - Martynas Jusevici - Using Graphity Linked Data Platform for Danish newspaper registry.

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Using Graphity Linked Data Platform for Danish newspaper registry. From printed books to Linked Data Martynas Jusevicius / Dziugas Tornau UAB Linked Data (Lithuania) / Semantic Web (Denmark), UAB Linked Data (Lithuania) Abstract Danish Newspapers is a registry of newspapers with historical and factual metadata records. Three printed volumes with metadata about danish newspaper publishing were scanned and text optically recognized, marking it up using TEI XML schema. The XML was...

SWIB14 - Kerstin Diwisch / Bernhard Thull - Applying a Dublin Core application profile to the digital Pina Bausch

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Applying a Dublin Core application profile to the digital Pina Bausch archive for ontology population management and data presentation purposes Kerstin Diwisch / Bernhard Thull Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany Abstract In recent years, it has become common practice in Linked Data application development to utilize application profiles for describing and constraining metadata and structure of these applications. Description Set Profiles (DSP), as proposed by the Dublin Core Metadata...

SWIB14 - Christoph Böhme / Michael Büchner - Entity Facts - A light-weight authority data service

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Entity Facts - A light-weight authority data service Christoph Böhme / Michael Büchner Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Germany / Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek, Germany Abstract The German National Library has published a new web service called Entity Facts. The main goal of Entity Facts is to provide aggregated information about entities from various sources in a way that makes it easy to present this data to the user. The information provided by Entity Facts is based on the Integrated...

SWIB14 - Tom Grahame - Using linked data to annotate semantically the BBC's content

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Linked Data at the BBC emerged as a set of ideas, techniques and technologies to build websites and has gone on to show how those techniques can improve and simplify production workflows, and provide interesting automated aggregations for our audiences. The success of applying the technology to deliver the online coverage of major sporting events has demonstrated the potential for reusing the semantic infrastructure as a central part of the BBC production workflow. To support this decision,...