BIBFRAME Update   2012 DLF Forum, Denver      5 November 2012        Kevin Ford, LC    Uche Ogbuji, Zepheira
Kevin’s Slides Through     “BibliographicFramework Initiative and     Linked Data”
Zepheira’s relevant         history• Collaboration between experts in Web  architecture and information technology and  ex...
Zepheira’s role so far• Review initiatives related to BIBFRAME• Draft a model for the interchange of records  in a linked ...
Zepheira team            collective skill set• Eric •   Co-founder Dublin Core, W3C Semantic Web Lead• Vicki •   MLS, loca...
• SuccessB robustness ofN C21 (close G...years!)           &              A LA          MARC                              ...
Related efforts• RDA• FRBR• British Library• Die Deutsch Bibliotek• Bibliothèque Nationale de France• ONIX/Indecs• Worldca...
Benefits of LD model• Increased flexibility for describing resources• More reusable links from one record to another• New ...
Questions? uche@zepheira.orghttp://zepheira.com
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  • See also “ Library of Congress New Bibliographic Framework Initiative: Update Forum with Eric Miller ” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-TD4jTWn3U
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    1. 1. BIBFRAME Update 2012 DLF Forum, Denver 5 November 2012 Kevin Ford, LC Uche Ogbuji, Zepheira
    2. 2. Kevin’s Slides Through “BibliographicFramework Initiative and Linked Data”
    3. 3. Zepheira’s relevant history• Collaboration between experts in Web architecture and information technology and experts in library science• Pioneering in XML, web services, web 2.0, schema.org, linked data & semantic web...• Prior projects with OCLC, NLB Singapore, Elsevier, Thomson Reuters, other LoC projects• Some concurrent work with DPLA
    4. 4. Zepheira’s role so far• Review initiatives related to BIBFRAME• Draft a model for the interchange of records in a linked data framework• Produce prototypes and tools to enable testing and evaluation• Create a roadmap for moving forward toward refinement, redevelopment or alternative approaches
    5. 5. Zepheira team collective skill set• Eric • Co-founder Dublin Core, W3C Semantic Web Lead• Vicki • MLS, local systems, OCLC, MARC, RDA, FRBR• Uche • Enterprise data architecture, XML, RDF, web services• Kathy • Business architecture, change management, six sigma methodologies
    6. 6. • SuccessB robustness ofN C21 (close G...years!) & A LA MARC IN to 50• Efforts for modeling bibliographic information in library, publishing, archival & museum communities• Efforts for expressing bibliographic material as Linked Data• Web as architectural model for expressing & connecting decentralized information• Social & technical deployment within the Library community• Social & technical adoption outside the Library community• Flexibility: future cataloguing domains & entirely new use scenarios
    7. 7. Related efforts• RDA• FRBR• British Library• Die Deutsch Bibliotek• Bibliothèque Nationale de France• ONIX/Indecs• Worldcat/Schema.org
    8. 8. Benefits of LD model• Increased flexibility for describing resources• More reusable links from one record to another• New options to link to external sources• Ease of integration of catalogues into general purpose Web & social media• Lightweight model easier to extend for future needs• Facilitate re-use of data • Empower developers to incorporate into other apps• Improved profile/SEO of credible records from libraries
    9. 9. Questions? uche@zepheira.orghttp://zepheira.com

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