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Asis&t webinar people directories access innovations

  1. 1. Using Taxonomies to Create People Directories and Author NetworksBert Carelli, Vice President Business Development
  2. 2. Goals and Agenda Why is it important right now that we develop better resources about people? What roles can taxonomies play in this effort? What opportunities are being created for knowledge discovery and collaboration? What broad initiatives and technologies should we be aware of?
  3. 3. Access Innovations Background Founded 1978: more taxonomies built than any other company worldwide Thought leaders and educators in taxonomy standards Data Harmony Software: field tested, battle hardened, award winning software "7-fold productivity increase" "Cut search time 50%." - ProQuest CSA The Weather Channel
  4. 4. The Semantic Roadmap:Knowledge Organization Systems•Complex Semantic network •Linked Entities•High value •Contextual Specificity Ontology Thesaurus Taxonomy Controlled vocabulary Synonym set/ring Name authority file Uncontrolled list •Simple •Unrelated Entities •Low Value •Ambiguity
  5. 5. The Web Transformed… Mobile Social Web 1.0 = Getting Content Online (over 120 million websites and growing) Web 2.0 = Getting People Online
  6. 6. Facebook: 700 Million Users Projected for 2011 (Open-First)
  7. 7. Twitter: Over 9 Billion Updates per Month
  8. 8. Linkedin: Over 200 Million People Searches per Month
  9. 9. A highly trusted source Social technologies will boost the utility of this long-trusted source
  10. 10. Business Applications of Social Media Sharing ideas for innovation Co-developing new products or services Enabling customers to get help from other customers Generating brand awareness and visibility Peer review Assisting the selling process by sharing contacts in a community
  11. 11. Company or Member ProfilesUser pastes or uploads CV User Reviews tagging for accuracyButton to auto-extract taxonomyattributes
  12. 12. One Person, Many Representations VIAF: Virtual International Authority File
  13. 13. Creating an Author Authority Database Tag all articles in the repository with standard subjects Export author names, subjects, institutions, locations, etc. Disambiguate authors with the same or similar names
  14. 14. Author Data: View by Connections…
  15. 15. … or by location…
  16. 16. …Or in the Document itself:
  17. 17. Many Repositories for Names
  18. 18. VIAF: Virtual International Authority File
  19. 19. Project VIVO Designed around linked data standards Resource Description Framework (RDF) VIVO’s ontology integrates data from human resource systems, grants databases, faculty annual reporting systems, and publication databases Free open-source software download:
  20. 20. Detailed Profiles of Medical/BioMedical Researchers Explore a research area Focus the results Locate the PI for a grant Contact a researcher with the  desired expertise and research  activity
  21. 21. Information stored as Resource Description Framework (RDF) Data is structured in the form of “triples” as subject- predicate-object. Concepts and their relationships use a shared ontology to facilitate the harvesting of data from multiple sources. Dept. of Genetics College of is member of Medicine Jane Genetics Smith has affiliations with Institute author of Journal article Book Book chapter Subject Predicate Object
  22. 22. Detailed Data Relationships Connections among scientists illustrated David Nelson Biomedical Informatics Inverse relationships are created has position in organization with  position for is research area of has research area has position in Clinical Translational  featured in Science Institute (CTSI) Mike Conlon organization with  position for Ed Tech Magazine features Gene Anderson has author author of author of Development of an Observational Instrument  to  has author Measure Mother‐Infant Separation Post BirthCurrent and accurate data revealed
  23. 23. Visualizations: co-author networks
  24. 24. ORCID 125 Participant Organizations 25
  25. 25. ORCID Profile Testing Possible Matching Algorithms: • VIAF matching technology from OCLC • Author Resolver from ProQuest Exchange • Matching capability from OKKAM Access Innovations Author Authority ORCID F67572010 26
  26. 26. Integrating Identity into PublisherSystems
  27. 27. Questions? Bert CarelliVice President, Business Development Access Innovations / Data Harmony 510-551-3784 Corporate Number: 505-998-0800