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  • Of Cataloging & Context: Metadata and Metadata Experts on the Linked Data Web Corey A Harper ALCTS Midwinter Symposium 2012-01-20
  • Publish -> Consume -> Protoype -> Build
    • Publishing Linked Data
    • Consuming Linked Data
      • User Interface Design
      • Metadata Recombination
    • Tools for working with Metadata
    • Shifting roles of cataloging
  • Publish Publish Publish! http://www. ted .com/talks/ tim _ berners _lee_on_the_next_web.html View slide
  • Published Linked Bibliographic Data
    • CKAN lists 52 Library Data Sets:
      • http:// ckan .net/group/ lld
    • Recent Additions to Instance Data:
      • German National Library: Authority data with links to Wikipedia, dbpedia and VIAF
      • Hungarian National Library: Bib and Auth, published using DC, FoaF and SKOS
      • British National Bibliography RDF
      • AGROVOC (Agriculture Thesaurus)
    View slide
  • W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group
    • Recommendation 4.3.1 : Design and test user services based on Linked Data capabilities
    • “ Experimental services using library Linked Data should be undertaken in order to explore potential use cases and inform the direction of larger development efforts. ”
    • “ Don't “just” publish data, try to think about actual uses, for end users”
    • - Emmanuelle Bermes
  • BBC Chimps!
  • BBC Wildlife
  • BBC Programmes
  • Slide courtesy of Emmanuelle Bermes DC 2011 Keynote Presentation
  • http://thinkbase.cs.auckland.ac.nz/start.jsp
  • http://datagov.clarkparsia.com/ http://weblog.clarkparsia.com/2010/05/26/another-reason-semantic-web-kicks-ass/
  • From LLD to LOD-LAM
    • “ Linked Open Data – Libraries, Archives & Museums”
    • Europeana : More than just Libraries:
      • 15 million items from 1500 Insitutions!
      • British Library, Rijksmuseum, Louvre
    • LOCAH : Linked Open Copac & Archives Hub
      • Bibliographic + Archival Data
  • Europeana Project
    • Aggregation of Cultural Heritage Objects from throughout Europe
    • Creating Linked Data for institutions
    • Data model builds on OAI-ORE
    • Creation of Virtual Exhibitions
    • Collectives Emerging to add content:
      • http://www. linkedheritage .org/
  • Europeana Virtual Exhibitions http://exhibitions. europeana . eu /exhibits/show/art-nouveau-en/context/style-guides
  • LOCAH - Linked Open Copac Archives Hub
    • Archives Hub: Finding aids from over 200 Institutions in the UK
    • JISC Project to model EAD as RDF
    • Well-modeled, structured data enables innovative uses
      • Timelines
      • Visualizations
      • Discoverability
  • All these innovations rely on the data that comes in Slide from J Stevenson: http://www.slideshare.net/JaneStevenson/archives-hub-data-in-data-out
  • Linking Lives
    • “ utilising external datasets in order to bring archives together with other data sources ”
    • “ there is still a need to make a convincing argument that Linked Data really will provide concrete benefits to the end user. ”
    • http:// archiveshub .ac. uk / blog /?p=2699
  • Social Networks of Archival Context Image From: http:// inkdroid .org/journal/2010/08/12/archival-context-on-the-web/
  • Linking Lives – Screenshots from P. Johnston
  • Linking Lives – Screenshots from P. Johnston
  • Other Early Efforts to Model Archives
    • Tufts University starting w/ an ORE based model
    • U. Mass Amherst EAD as RDF – 1 st Cut
    • Rome / Amsterdam efforts
      • Feeding into Europeana
    • SNAC Continuing to evolve
  • Umlaut (Get It!) - Link Resolver: Books Primo/Aleph Google Umlaut SFX SFX Umlaut
  • But APIs are a pain http://www.subbu.org/blog/2011/11/apis-are-a-pain
  • http:// linksailor .com/ nav ? uri =http%3A// dbpedia .org/resource/Rock_music
  • Content Negotiation with Curl curl -L -H "Accept: text/rdf+n3" http://dbpedia.org/resource/Haruki_Murakami http://richard.cyganiak.de/blog/2007/02/debugging-semantic-web-sites-with-curl/
  • http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/lookupid?key=olbp22465
  • http://linter.structured-data.org/
  • Benefits
    • Distributed information ecosystem
      • Linking Data
      • Focus on identification over description
    • Create navigable, browsable information landscapes
    • Relationships between resources weave context & enrich user experiences
  • Curating Context
    • A new role for catalogers
      • Data Management, Analysis, Mapping
      • Business Analysis
    • A new role for libraries
      • Selecting & Curating the Web
    • Tools:
      • http://linter.structured-data.org/
      • http://richard.cyganiak.de/blog/2007/02/debugging-semantic-web-sites-with-curl/
  • Publish *and* Consume Screenshot of Google Refine from: http:// freeyourmetadata .org/
  • Screenshot of Jobs4Lib demo video from: http:// vimeo .com/32848765
  • Coders & Catalogers Working Together
    • CURATEcamp @ DLF:
      • http:// curatecamp .org/tags/ curatecamp -catalogers-coders
    • Pre-confs at C4L12 & ALA12
    • Codecadamy’s “CodeYear”
      • CatCode: IRC, Wiki, Q&A & more to come
  • http://codeyear.org/
  • Learn to Code
    • “Not necessarily to become a programmer, but to know what it can do for you. To know how easy some things can be, and how difficult others can be.” –Roy Tennant
  • http://catcode.pbworks.com/
  • http://connect.ala.org/codeyear
  • Data!
    • Wrangling
    • Mining
    • Munging
    • Merging
    • Analyzing
    • Parsing
    • Counting
    • Sorting
  • Thanks!
    • [email_address]
    • @chrpr