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Presentation to the Canadian Library Association (CLA) in Winnipeg 29th May 2013

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  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Richard WallisTechnology Evangelist@rjwLinked DataA Radical Change?Canadian Library Association - 29th May 2013
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data?
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data?Hmmm..
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data?What is it?Hmmm..
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data?What is it?Where did it come from?
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data?What is it?How is it used?Where did it come from?
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data?What is it?How is it used?What will it lead to?Where did it come from?
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/tanaka/3212373419/Linked Data?
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/tanaka/3212373419/Linked Data?The Web..
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/tanaka/3212373419/Linked Data?The Web....of data
  • Linked Data PrinciplesIs Not a StandardLinked Data
  • Linked Data Principles
  • 1. Use URIs as names for thingsLinked Data Principles
  • 1. Use URIs as names for things2. Use HTTP URIs so people can look up thosenamesLinked Data Principles
  • 1. Use URIs as names for things2. Use HTTP URIs so people can look up thosenames3. When someone looks up a URI, provide usefulinformation, using the standards - RDFLinked Data Principles
  • 1. Use URIs as names for things2. Use HTTP URIs so people can look up thosenames3. When someone looks up a URI, provide usefulinformation, using the standards - RDF4. Include links to other URIs, so that they candiscover moreTim Berners-Lee - 2006Linked Data Principles
  • RDF
  • http://lib.org/res/1234RDF
  • schema:Bookhttp://lib.org/res/1234typeRDF
  • Planning for Automationnameschema:Bookhttp://lib.org/res/1234typeRDF
  • Planning for Automationnameauthorhttp://viaf.org/viaf/94196132schema:Bookhttp://lib.org/res/1234typeRDF
  • Planning for AutomationJohn M Cohnnameauthorhttp://viaf.org/viaf/94196132 nameschema:Bookhttp://lib.org/res/1234typeRDF
  • Planning for AutomationJohn M Cohnnameauthorhttp://viaf.org/viaf/94196132 nameaboutnameschema:Bookhttp://lib.org/res/1234typeRDFhttp://loc.gov/auth/sh85076502Libraries
  • Planning for AutomationJohn M Cohnnameauthorhttp://viaf.org/viaf/94196132 nameaboutnameschema:Bookhttp://lib.org/res/1234type<http://lib.org/res/1234> name "Planning for Automation" .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:type schema:Book .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/94196132> .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:about <http://loc.gov/authorities/sh85076502>RDFhttp://loc.gov/auth/sh85076502Libraries
  • Planning for AutomationJohn M Cohnnameauthorhttp://viaf.org/viaf/94196132 nameaboutnameschema:Bookhttp://lib.org/res/1234type<http://lib.org/res/1234> name "Planning for Automation" .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:type schema:Book .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/94196132> .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:about <http://loc.gov/authorities/sh85076502>RDFhttp://loc.gov/auth/sh85076502Libraries
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where are our users?
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where are our users?http://www.flickr.com/photos/iamthebestartist/2329267266/http://www.flickr.com/photos/mibuchat/2772197722/http://www.flickr.com/photos/pnoeric/232579341/
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where our users are!http://www.flickr.com/photos/malbooth/5099621729/
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where our users are!http://www.flickr.com/photos/malbooth/5099621729/http://www.flickr.com/photos/caribb/8620465508/
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where our users are!http://www.flickr.com/photos/malbooth/5099621729/http://www.flickr.com/photos/caribb/8620465508/http://www.flickr.com/photos/striatic/22635909/
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where are our users?
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where are our users?
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where our users are!
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where our users are!
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Where our users are!
  • Romain Wenz BnF
  • Libraries ArchivesMuseums
  • Libraries ArchivesMuseumsThe place to gofor information
  • Libraries ArchivesMuseumsThe place to gofor informationnot any more!
  • Knowledge Graph(Linked Data)
  • THINGS NOT STRINGSKnowledge Graph(Linked Data)
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Linked Data
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resourcesLinked Data
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + ExtensionsLinked Data
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + Extensions• Embedded RDFaLinked Data
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + Extensions• Embedded RDFa• Links to: Dewey, LCSHLCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FASTLinked Data
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + Extensions• Embedded RDFa• Links to: Dewey, LCSHLCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST• License: ODC-BYLinked Data
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + Extensions• Embedded RDFa• Links to: Dewey, LCSHLCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST• License: ODC-BY• Experimental - June 2012Linked Data
  • isgood enough ?
  • isgood enough ?• For library data exchange
  • isgood enough ?• For library data exchange - No
  • isgood enough ?• For library data exchange• For sharing library data with the world- No
  • isgood enough ?• For library data exchange• For sharing library data with the world- No- Almost
  • http://www.w3.org/community/schemabibex• Short lived group• Libraries, Publishers, Consumers, SystemVendors, Linked Data, Standards Bodies• Library is only one focus
  • BIBFRAME
  • BIBFRAMEhttp://bibframe.org
  • It is the foundation for the future ofbibliographic description that happens on, in,and as part of the web and the networkedworld we live in.bibliographic descriptionas part of the webBIBFRAMEhttp://bibframe.org
  • bibliographic description as part of the web@Fascinatingpics
  • bibliographic description as part of the web?@Fascinatingpics
  • bibliographic description≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web
  • bibliographic descriptionChallenges for change≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web
  • bibliographic description• Metadata for ‘items’Challenges for change≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web
  • bibliographic description• Metadata for ‘items’• Searching for ‘works’Challenges for change≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web
  • bibliographic description• Metadata for ‘items’• Searching for ‘works’• Materials of all types - print / e / digitalChallenges for change≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web
  • Where do I start?
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • @Fascinatingpics
  • h"p://www.flickr.com/photos/fukagawa/2488073607/
  • h"p://www.flickr.com/photos/fukagawa/2488073607/Do I need to link toeverywhere?
  • h"p://www.flickr.com/photos/fukagawa/2488073607/Do I need to link toeverywhere?Link to partnersand hubsThey will interlink
  • h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/Be visibleOn the Web of Data
  • h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/Be visibleOn the Web of DataLight the way to your resources...... registered in the network
  • DreamWorks Pictures/Twentieth Century FoxLincolnMovieUK
  • So, what can‘we’do?
  • Stop Copying
  • Stop CopyingStart LinkingBe of the Webof Data
  • RDF
  • just anotheroutput format?RDF
  • just anotheroutput format?RDFinitially - yes
  • RDF<http://lib.org/res/1234> name "Planning for Automation" .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:type schema:Book .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:author <http://viaf.org/abc> .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:about <http://loc.gov/authorities/sh8570> .
  • RDFIdentifying & LinkingResources to Concepts<http://lib.org/res/1234> name "Planning for Automation" .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:type schema:Book .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:author <http://viaf.org/abc> .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:about <http://loc.gov/authorities/sh8570> .
  • RDFIdentifying & LinkingResources to ConceptsPlanning for AutomationJohn M Cohnnameauthorloc.gov/auth/sh8507viaf.org/abcnameaboutLibrariesnameschema:Book../res/12345type
  • RDFIdentifying & LinkingResources to ConceptsPlanning for AutomationJohn M Cohnnameauthorloc.gov/auth/sh8507viaf.org/abcnameaboutLibrariesnameschema:Book../res/12345typeWhere has the record gone?<http://lib.org/res/1234> name "Planning for Automation" .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:type schema:Book .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:author <http://viaf.org/abc> .<http://lib.org/res/1234> schema:about <http://loc.gov/authorities/sh8570> .
  • RDFWhere has the record gone?
  • RDFWhat next for cataloguing?Where has the record gone?
  • Manifestation MarcCataloging Spotlight
  • Manifestation MarcCataloging Spotlight
  • Manifestation MarcCataloging Spotlight
  • Manifestation MarcCataloging Spotlight
  • Works Linked DataAuthoritiesManifestation Schema.orgCataloging Spotlight
  • Works Linked DataAuthoritiesManifestation Schema.orgCataloging Spotlight
  • Works Linked DataAuthoritiesManifestation Schema.orgCataloging SpotlightRDF
  • Works Linked DataAuthoritiesManifestation Schema.orgCataloging SpotlightSubjectsNamesLocationsRDFPublishers InstitutionsFormats
  • Works Linked DataAuthoritiesManifestation Schema.orgCataloging SpotlightSubjectsNamesLocationsRDFPublishers InstitutionsFormats
  • Works Linked DataAuthoritiesManifestation Schema.orgCataloging SpotlightSubjectsNamesLocationsRDFPublishers InstitutionsFormats
  • We are moving fromcataloguing
  • We are moving fromcataloguingtoh"p://catalinkingEric  Miller  -­‐  Zepheira
  • Happening in a hurry?@Fascinatingpics
  • Happening in a hurry?Years notdecades@Fascinatingpics
  • Happening in a hurry?The Web willprogresswithout us@Fascinatingpics
  • Happening in a hurry?Opportunity toreach fortogether...@Fascinatingpics
  • Opportunity toreach fortogether ...
  • Opportunity toreach fortogether ... reassertour role as adiscoverable sourceFor all materialsPrint/ /Journals/Articles/DigitalEBook
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data RadicalChange?
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data RadicalChange?RadicalEvolution!
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Linked Data RadicalChange?RadicalEvolution!
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Richard WallisTechnology Evangelist@rjwLinked DataA Radical Change?Canadian Library Association - 29th May 2013
  • The world’s libraries. Connected.Richard WallisTechnology Evangelist@rjwLinked DataA Radical Change?Canadian Library Association - 29th May 2013http://www.slideshare.net/rjw
  • http://www.oclc.org/data/attribution.html