What benefits have you gained / do you expect to gain?
Understanding of capabilities and concepts of linked data
Limitations of marc21 encoded data
Lean about FAST and VIAF (next-gen authority control!)
More down the line …
Strong platform for future development, may take several ‘cycles’
Growth area in government and HE for linked data – makes sense to be in the same sphere
Hugh scope for back office benefits
In what ways does the new landscape of linked open data potentially change what is possible for the libraries sector ?
How do you wish to go forward? What are your plans post-COMET?
Encourage others – provide useful documentation and code
Advice on licensing
Expose more data – from different sources
Do something cool with it!
Beyond bibliography … Bibliographic Holdings FAST subject headings Libraries VIAFF name authority Transactions Special collections Archives Creator / entity Place of publication LCSH subject headings Course lists Language Librarians