SWIB14 - Pascal-Nicolas Becker - Weaving repository contents into the Semantic Web

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Repositories are systems to safely store and publish digital objects and their descriptive metadata. Repositories mainly serve their data by using web interfaces which are primarily oriented towards human consumption. They either hide their data behind non-generic interfaces or do not publish them at all in a way a computer can process easily. At the same time the data stored in repositories are particularly suited to be used in the Semantic Web as metadata are already available. They do not...

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,...

SWIB14 - Dan Scott - schema.org: machine-readable cataloguing for the open web

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The schema.org vocabulary was created by the major search engines (Bing, Google Yahoo!, and Yandex) in 2011 to provide a common means of expressing metadata about popular search topics such as events, people, and products. While schema.org was enthusiastically adopted by web sites hoping for enhanced search results and rankings, libraries have more cautiously integrated the vocabulary. This session examines efforts to use schema.org to provide access points for library resources in major...

"On the Way to a Holding Ontology", Jakob Voß/CarstenKlee

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On the Way to a Holding Ontology

"Linked Data for Monasteries", Sven Porst

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Lightning Talks 2

"Another RDF encoding form", Jakob Voß

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Lightning Talks 2

"skos-history", Joachim Neubert

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Lightning Talks 2

"# A title", Rurik Thomas Greenall

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Lightning Talks 2