Linked Data and OCLC

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Presentation to the OCLC EMEARC meeting in Strasbourg 27th February 2013

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Linked Data and OCLC

  1. 1. Linked Data and OCLCRichard  WallisTechnology  EvangelistOCLC@rjw
  2. 2. Linked Data and OCLC @Fascinatingpics
  3. 3. @Fascinatingpics
  4. 4. @Fascinatingpics
  5. 5. @Fascinatingpics
  6. 6. @Fascinatingpics
  7. 7. @Fascinatingpics
  8. 8. Linked DataThe world’s libraries. Connected.
  9. 9. Linked Data • 290+ Million resources • Schema.org + ExtensionsThe world’s libraries. Connected.
  10. 10. Linked Data • 290+ Million resources • Schema.org + Extensions • Embedded RDFaThe world’s libraries. Connected.
  11. 11. Linked Data • 290+ Million resources • Schema.org + Extensions • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FASTThe world’s libraries. Connected.
  12. 12. Linked Data • 290+ Million resources • Schema.org + Extensions • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • License: ODC-BYThe world’s libraries. Connected.
  13. 13. Linked Data • 290+ Million resources • Schema.org + Extensions • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • License: ODC-BY • Experimental - June 2012The world’s libraries. Connected.
  14. 14. Linked Data • 290+ Million resources • Schema.org + Extensions • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • License: ODC-BY • Experimental - June 2012The world’s libraries. Connected.
  15. 15. Linked Data• 290+ Million resources Download file• Schema.org + Extensions • Most widely held works (250+ holdings)• Embedded RDFa • 1.2 Million resources• Links to: Dewey, LCSH (80 million triples) LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • Schema.org + Extensions• License: ODC-BY • License: ODC-BY• Experimental - June 2012 • August 2012 http://worldcat.org http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat The world’s libraries. Connected.
  16. 16. T A T LinkedM Data N R NE O I•• F• M 290+ Million resources & M Schema.org + Extensions Download file Most widely held works• Embedded RDFa A T H •I (250+ holdings)• A S D E • Links to: Dewey, LCSH 1.2 Million resources (80 million triples)• F R LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • Schema.org + Extensions R E License: ODC-BY •• Experimental - June 2012 License: ODC-BY August 2012 http://worldcat.org http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat The world’s libraries. Connected.
  17. 17. isgood enough ?
  18. 18. is good enough ?• For library data exchange
  19. 19. is good enough ?• For library data exchange - No
  20. 20. is good enough ?• For library data exchange - No• For sharing library data with the world
  21. 21. is good enough ?• For library data exchange - No• For sharing library data with the world - Almost
  22. 22. http://www.w3.org/community/schemabibex• Short lived group• Libraries, Publishers, Consumers, System Vendors, Linked Data, Standards Bodies• Library is only one focus
  23. 23. BIBFRAME
  24. 24. BIBFRAME http://bibframe.org
  25. 25. BIBFRAME It is the foundation for the future ofbibliographic description that happens on, in, and as part of the web and the networked world we live in. http://bibframe.org
  26. 26. bibliographic description as part of the web @Fascinatingpics
  27. 27. ?bibliographic description as part of the web @Fascinatingpics
  28. 28. ≈ complimentary ≈bibliographic description as part of the web @Fascinatingpics
  29. 29. ≈ complimentary ≈bibliographic description as part of the web Challenges for change @Fascinatingpics
  30. 30. ≈ complimentary ≈bibliographic description as part of the web Challenges for change • Metadata for ‘items’ @Fascinatingpics
  31. 31. ≈ complimentary ≈bibliographic description as part of the web Challenges for change • Metadata for ‘items’ • Searching for ‘works’ @Fascinatingpics
  32. 32. ≈ complimentary ≈bibliographic description as part of the web Challenges for change • Metadata for ‘items’ • Searching for ‘works’ • Materials of all types - print / e / digital @Fascinatingpics
  33. 33. Linked Data: @Fascinatingpics
  34. 34. Linked Data: “... great ideas, but with no visible support?” @Fascinatingpics
  35. 35. Where do I start?
  36. 36. @Fascinatingpics
  37. 37. @Fascinatingpics
  38. 38. @Fascinatingpics
  39. 39. @Fascinatingpics
  40. 40. @Fascinatingpics
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  43. 43. h"p://www.flickr.com/photos/fukagawa/2488073607/
  44. 44. Do I need to link to everywhere? h"p://www.flickr.com/photos/fukagawa/2488073607/
  45. 45. Do I need to link to everywhere? Link to partners and hubsThey will interlink h"p://www.flickr.com/photos/fukagawa/2488073607/
  46. 46. Be visibleOn the Web of Data h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/
  47. 47. Be visibleOn the Web of Data h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/
  48. 48. Be visible On the Web of DataLight the way to your resources... h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/
  49. 49. LincolnMovieUKDreamWorks Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox
  50. 50. Stop Copying
  51. 51. Stop CopyingStart LinkingBe of the Web of Data
  52. 52. We are moving from cataloguing
  53. 53. We are moving from cataloguing to catalinking h"p:// Eric  Miller  -­‐  Zepheira
  54. 54. Happening in a hurry? @Fascinatingpics
  55. 55. Happening in a hurry?Years notdecades @Fascinatingpics
  56. 56. Happening in a hurry?The Web willprogresswithout us @Fascinatingpics
  57. 57. Happening in a hurry?Opportunity toreach fortogether @Fascinatingpics
  58. 58. Linked Data and OCLCRichard  WallisTechnology  EvangelistOCLC@rjw

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