SWIB14 - Eric Miller - Moving from MARC: How BIBFRAME moves the Linked Data in Libraries conversation to large-scale action

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As the Library of Congress looked to the future of MARC, they looked to Linked Data principles and Semantic Web standards as the foundation of BIBFRAME. Libraries have an extensive history with MARC as a sophisticated and highly customized descriptive vocabulary with billions of records spread across systems and providers. In order to recognize the value of connecting this legacy in new and contemporary ways, BIBFRAME’s design is intentionally extensible with Profile-based vocabularies,...

SWIB12 - The Library of Congress’s Bibliographic Framework Initiative (Kevin Ford)

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The Library of Congress’s Bibliographic Framework Initiative. Kevin Ford, Library of Congress. (The audio is not understandable in parts of this recording. It's uploaded here anyway for documentary reasons.)