Linked Data in Practice
Oregon Digital Linked Data
Workshop, Eugene Oregon
November 25, 2013
The Promise of the Semantic Web
I have a dream for the Web
[in which computers] become capable
of analyzing all the data on the Web –
the content, links, and transactions
between people and computers.
— Tim Berners-Lee, 1999
grufnik, http://www.flickr.com/photos/grufnik/298814187/, CC BY-NC-ND
1. You should not be constrained by your
2. You are not that special.
3. You do not know everything.
4. If your data isn’t reusable, shareable, and
machine readable, then you’re not doing
5. Use exemplary behavior and reuse from
others so that they may also reuse from
● DataCite, Title
○ A name or title by which a resource is known.
● DublinCore, Title
○ A name given to the resource.
● MODS, Title
○ A word, phrase, character, or group of characters
that constitutes the chief title of a resource (i.e.
the title normally used when citing the resource).
● Open Graph, Title
○ The title of your object as it should appear within
Comparing “Title” Cont.
● VRA Core 4.0, Title
○ The title or identifying phrase given to a Work or an
Image. For complex works or series the title may refer to
a discrete component or unit within the larger entity (a
print from a series, a panel from a fresco cycle, a building
within a temple complex) or may identify only the larger
entity itself. Record multiple titles in repeating instances
of the ti tle element. Indicate the preferred title with pref
="true" and alternate titles with pref="false". For an Image
record this category describes the specific view of the
depicted Work or Collection, and corresponds to the CCO