Vocabularies, linking, and application programmingTOOLS FOR LLD
Things        relationshipthing                  thing
types of things1. things we are describing/cataloging – either   as subjects or objects2. relationships (were: data elemen...
Library things   Work                                 Object                      PersonExpression                        ...
Library things   Work                                 Object                      PersonExpression                        ...
GENERAL TERMS ANDVOCABULARIES
Linked data cloudhttp://linkeddata.org
Linked Open Vocabularieshttp://labs.mondeca.com/dataset/lov/
Swooglehttp://swoogle.umbc.edu/
Swoogle
IDENTIFYING COMMON THINGS
Identifying People• Friend Of A Friend http://www.foaf-project.org/    – “foaf-a-matic” http://ldodds.com/foaf/foaf-a-mati...
Identifying Places• Geonames http://geonames/org/• Wikipedia• AGROVOC (FAO subject thesaurus)   – http://aims.fao.org/stan...
Identifying Topics• WikiSpecies• BBC Wildlife Ontology• National Agriculture Library Thesaurus• AGROVOC (FAO)• Various lib...
Finding bibliographic data  thedatahub.org/group/bibliographic
“id.loc.gov”
programmers and application developersDEVELOPMENT
Lists of toolsW3C Semantic Web tools  – http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/wiki/Tools  categories: APIs, converters, reasoners,    ...
Lists of toolsSweet tools, by Mike Bergman  http://www.mkbergman.com/sweet-toolscategories: agents, annotators, APIs, onto...
Metadata developmentProtégé    http://protégé.stanford.edu   (free)
Thesaurus developmenthttp://poolparty.biz   educational licensing
Programming                  Apache Jena              http://jena.apache.org“Java framework for building Semantic Webappli...
Programming                   Pellet        http://clarkparsia.com/pellet/“OWL2 Reasoner for Java”•Users group listserv.•E...
Programming                      Snoggle“a graphical, SWRL-based ontology mapper toassist in the task of OWL ontology alig...
Programming        Virtuoso SPARQL query editor         http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com              SPARQL by Examplehttp:...
Thank you!… AND THAT’S JUST A TASTE
http://kcoyle.net/presentations/l            inks.html         kcoyle@kcoyle.net
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  • All things should have URI if possible. Note that in the parlance of the semantic web, even the relationships, formally, are things. This may be true, but I find that it is easier to think of things and relationships separately because we do think of them differently, even though they will both take the form of URIs.
  • We have an idea of what the library “things” are.
  • But we don’t want to create library things – we want to idenitify universal things that will link to and intereact with the same things when they occur in other metadata. The things in library data are, for the most part, not unique to libraries. People, places, events, topics, and even books and journals and pieces of music… there are many communities that are interested in these things, and a surprising number who are including them in metadata.One area of our modern concept of library resources that is still puzzling to the members of our community who are working on linked data is what to do about the division of resources into the FRBR concepts of Work, Expression, Manifestation and Item. The pre-FRBR bibliographic data in which these are pretty much blended into a single thing is closer to the rest of the world’s idea of resources to be defined by metadata. So there is a bit of a dilemma here, and I’m going to skip over this particular issue because it is more than a bit of a morass, and we could get stuck there for a while. Just know that there are good minds working on how we’ll connect FRBR-ized bibliographic data to non-FRBRized data both within libraries and on the web.
  • other products as well. online demos.
  • IMLS grant – modules to teach developers and programmers how to use the tools.
  • Libraries and Linked Data: Looking to the Future (3)

    1. 1. Vocabularies, linking, and application programmingTOOLS FOR LLD
    2. 2. Things relationshipthing thing
    3. 3. types of things1. things we are describing/cataloging – either as subjects or objects2. relationships (were: data elements)3. controlled vocabularies
    4. 4. Library things Work Object PersonExpression Place FamilyManifestation Concept Corp Item Event
    5. 5. Library things Work Object PersonExpression Place FamilyManifestation Concept Corp Item Event
    6. 6. GENERAL TERMS ANDVOCABULARIES
    7. 7. Linked data cloudhttp://linkeddata.org
    8. 8. Linked Open Vocabularieshttp://labs.mondeca.com/dataset/lov/
    9. 9. Swooglehttp://swoogle.umbc.edu/
    10. 10. Swoogle
    11. 11. IDENTIFYING COMMON THINGS
    12. 12. Identifying People• Friend Of A Friend http://www.foaf-project.org/ – “foaf-a-matic” http://ldodds.com/foaf/foaf-a-matic/• Wikipedia – any person’s page URL• Worldcat Identities• New York Times http://data.nytimes.com• MusicBrainz http://musicbrainz.org• BBC• Virtual International Authority File (http://viaf.org)
    13. 13. Identifying Places• Geonames http://geonames/org/• Wikipedia• AGROVOC (FAO subject thesaurus) – http://aims.fao.org/standards/agrovoc/about• LCSH http://id.loc.gov/• BBC• New York Times
    14. 14. Identifying Topics• WikiSpecies• BBC Wildlife Ontology• National Agriculture Library Thesaurus• AGROVOC (FAO)• Various library subject thesauri (LC, Bnf, DNB, BNE, Japan)• Many, many more
    15. 15. Finding bibliographic data thedatahub.org/group/bibliographic
    16. 16. “id.loc.gov”
    17. 17. programmers and application developersDEVELOPMENT
    18. 18. Lists of toolsW3C Semantic Web tools – http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/wiki/Tools categories: APIs, converters, reasoners, programming environments, browser tools, social media, triple stores, validators, development environments
    19. 19. Lists of toolsSweet tools, by Mike Bergman http://www.mkbergman.com/sweet-toolscategories: agents, annotators, APIs, ontology creators, browser tools, application frameworks, converters…
    20. 20. Metadata developmentProtégé http://protégé.stanford.edu (free)
    21. 21. Thesaurus developmenthttp://poolparty.biz educational licensing
    22. 22. Programming Apache Jena http://jena.apache.org“Java framework for building Semantic Webapplications.”• Tutorial!• Getting started help!• Documentation!
    23. 23. Programming Pellet http://clarkparsia.com/pellet/“OWL2 Reasoner for Java”•Users group listserv.•Examples in download.•Commercial support available.
    24. 24. Programming Snoggle“a graphical, SWRL-based ontology mapper toassist in the task of OWL ontology alignment”
    25. 25. Programming Virtuoso SPARQL query editor http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com SPARQL by Examplehttp://www.cambridgesemantics.com/2008/09/sparql-by- example tutorial!
    26. 26. Thank you!… AND THAT’S JUST A TASTE
    27. 27. http://kcoyle.net/presentations/l inks.html kcoyle@kcoyle.net
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