Linked Open Data: The Essentials

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Book presentation: Linked Open Data: The Essentials - A quick start guide for decision makers

REEEP Open Data Workshop, Abu Dhabi, UAE
18 Jan 2011

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Linked Open Data: The Essentials

  1. 1. Linked Open Data: The EssentialsA Quick Start Guide for Decision MakersLinking Open Data to Accelerate Low-Carbon DevelopmentA workshop for decision makers in clean energy organisationsJanuary 18th 2012 in Abu Dhabi, Masdar InstituteFlorian Bauer & Martin KaltenböckREEEP, Semantic Web Company These slides are published under : http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  2. 2. LOD: The Essentials – A New Publication Linked Open Data: The Essentials A quick start guide for decision makers who need to quickly get up to speed with the Linked Open Data (LOD) concept and who want to make their organization a part of this movement.
  3. 3. LOD: The Essentials – provides answers to key questions• What do the terms Open Data, Open Government Data and Linked Open Data actually mean, and what are the differences between them?• What do I need to take into account in developing a LOD strategy?• What does my organization need to do technically in order to open up and publish its datasets?• How can I make sure the data is accessible and digestible for others?• How can I add value to my own data sets by consuming LOD from others?• What can be learned existing best practices?• What are the key potentials of sharing and consuming open datasets?
  4. 4. LOD: The Essentials – provides additional resources• The publication provides comprehensive link sections for detail information of the topics: Open Government, Open Government Data and Linked (Open) Data.• Furthermore every chapter offers a further reading section at the end to explore additional publications and papers.• Hand over the LOD essentials book to your IT department to use the given ‚technical further reading‘sections to enable them to get familiar with the technical principles of Linked Open Data.• At the end of chapter 3 (pp 39) you find the ‚Linked Open Data Tool Box Collection‘ that offers useful software tools for Linked Open Data Management.
  5. 5. LOD: The Essentials - Content1. From Open Data to Linked Open Data2. The Power of Linked Open Data3. Linked Open Data Start Guide3.1. Publishing Linked Open Data3.2. Consuming Linked Open Data4. Best Practice and Examples4.1. reegle.info Country Profiles4.2. OpenEI Definitions4.3. The official home of UK legislation 5
  6. 6. LOD: The Essentials - InfosPDF Version available:http://www.semantic-web.at/LOD-TheEssentials.pdfhttp://www.reeep.org/LOD-the-Essentials.pdfHardcover on Amazon:http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/3902796057/Editor Contacts:Florian Bauer, REEEPflorian.bauer@reeep.orgMartin Kaltenböck, SWCm.kaltenboeck@semantic-web.at 6

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