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The future importance of bibliographic data


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Library Science Talk of Patrick Danowski in Geneva and Bern 4./5.02.08

Library Science Talk of Patrick Danowski in Geneva and Bern 4./5.02.08

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  • 1. The future importance of bibliographic data Sharing and control in Web 2.0 by Patrick Danowski
  • 2. Outline Control Sharing Remix
  • 3. Source: Wesch, Michael: Information R/evulution:
  • 4. Control The Library World
  • 5. Data is the next Intel Inside Tim O‘Reilly
  • 6. Bibliographic data created by the libraries controled data „product“ by the library
  • 7. Data and Web 2.0 How can data get enhanced by using it? What can users create with the tools of the library? Will control and web 2.0 fit? Let‘s take a look...
  • 8. Wikipedia free encyclopedia not free as beer, free as speech about 700.000 Article in German-lang. Wikipedia aprox. 175.000 about Persons (25 %)
  • 9. Metadata for Persons created in 2005 for the German Wikipedia DVD Project of Directmedia done by the community with a half automatic tool between in 8 languages
  • 10. Metadata WIKIPEDIA-METADATA PND-DATARECORD IDN 118737465 NAME=Müller, Gerd 005 Tp ALTERNATIVNAMEN=eigentl. Gerhard Müller 011 /s/f 012 /svw KURZBESCHREIBUNG=deutscher Fußballspieler 014 1250:01-07-88 GEBURTSDATUM=[[3. November]] [[1945]] 021 4102290-7 GEBURTSORT=[[Nördlingen]], [[Bayern]] 100 Müller, Gerd STERBEDATUM= 101 |a|Sport-B. STERBEORT= 200 Müller, Gerhard 300 |a|1945- 310 |j|Dt. Fußballspieler 810 34.3p 811 XA-DE
  • 11. Way of the Cooperation Search after Persons Wikipedia- Persondata-Tool full PND-Data Online-Catalog of Deutsche Entry of the PND-Number Nationalbibliothek Wikipedia Person-article Link
  • 12. Technical Realization
  • 13. Technical Realization
  • 14. Article Source
  • 15. Article
  • 16. Results of the Cooperation Over 38.000 link articles A lot correction wishes for the PND Wikipedia a good starting point for a search Wikipedia users can very easy become library users
  • 17. Other Authority Files and Wikipedia GKD: Institutions 100 links finding the ID is very hard / no retrieval webservice (now) Complicated structure
  • 18. Other Authority Files and Wikipedia SWD: Keywords Already over 250 links finding the ID is very hard / no retrieval webservice now Czech Names Authority Files about 800 Links
  • 19. Further Ideas Links from the catalog to wikipedia linking of other authority files Links from Wikipedia to other resources (via Linkresolver)
  • 20. Classification of Wikipedia via Social Tagging = categories Thoughts about classification with: DDC (not free!) RVK (only uses in Germany ) Basisclassification UDC (not free, too) Vision: A free classification for the net
  • 21. Wikipedia: An Authority File for the net? very often linked One theme - one article eg. Wiki every wikipedia-link index an document with a theme article in every language has a persistent URL open for use in every context
  • 22. Authority Files and Web 2.0 Authority files can have a role in the web 2.0 there must be an open interface/ service for retrieval everything that is indexed on the net with authority files can be easy integrated in a federated search O‘Reilly: You have to found ways that your data get more important that more it will be used
  • 23. Sharing The Browser is the Bridge
  • 24. Sharing Data at Libraries Z39.50 SRU/W
  • 25. New Forms (Browser-based) COinS Microformats
  • 26. COinS Context Object in Spans A Convention to Embed Bibliographic Metadata in HTML HTML span element with class attribute set to quot;Z3988quot;
  • 27. Format (simplified) <span class=quot;Z3988quot; title=quot;ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004 rft.title=Support+Zotero... rft.aulast=Danowski rft.aufirst=Patrick rft.subject=Software rft.type=blogPost rft.identifier=;rft.language=Englishquot;> </span>
  • 28. COinS Support Wordpress Plugin (for blogger) GBV (Library Catalog, Germany) WIKINDX (Collaboration Bibliographies) Zotero ….
  • 29. Zotero
  • 30. Wordpress and Coins There is a plug-in: just install it the rest is done automatically zotero-with-wordpress-en/
  • 31. COinS in Weblogs
  • 32. Microformats web-based data formatting approach re-use existing content as metadata using XHTML and HTML classes / attributes human readable automatically processable by software
  • 33. Typs of Microformats hCard: contacts hCalendar: dates hReview: reviews hResume: vitas XFN: social networks ...
  • 34. Example
  • 35. The user view
  • 36. Citations in Microformats hcitation just a first draft libraries can / should participate
  • 37. Remix Creating something new
  • 38. Yochai Benkler (Yale Law Schol) in Steel This Film II
  • 39. Library Thing
  • 40. Amazon Visualisation
  • 41. Petition for free Data Answer to the report of the Library of Congress's Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control Published by the Open Knowledge Foundation Free Access and Open Licence for Bibliographic Data
  • 42. Open Licenses Open Access Berlin Declaration: worldwide, right of access to, and a license to copy, use, distribute, transmit and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works, in any digital medium for any responsible purpose Creative Commons Licenses: CC-BY / CC-BY-SA
  • 43. Conclusions
  • 44. Web 2.0 new ideas for using data reuse / open services Web Standards Libraries can be moved forward
  • 45. Libraries Controled Data Authority Files Trust Web 2.0 can be moved forward
  • 46. Library 2.0 Library Let‘s get more open Let us allow reuse of content, data and tool and libraries will be relevant in web 2.0 Let‘s Rethink the Library
  • 47. Lets rethink together! Contact: Patrick Danowski Tel. +49 30 266 35 36 Slides soon at: