Linked Data: Applicable for Libraries

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Presented at Linked Data and Libraries 2011 at the British Library, London on 14th July 2011

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Linked Data: Applicable for Libraries

  1. 1. Linked Data Applicable for Libraries Richard Wallis Talis@rjwrichard.wallis@talis.comconsulting.talis.com
  2. 2. A year is a long time...
  3. 3. A year is a long time...
  4. 4. A year is a long time...
  5. 5. A year is a long time...
  6. 6. A year is a long time...
  7. 7. A year is a long time...
  8. 8. A year is a long time...
  9. 9. A year is a long time...
  10. 10. A year is a long time...
  11. 11. Talis
  12. 12. Talis• 40 year heritage in libraries
  13. 13. Talis• 40 year heritage in libraries• Became UK leading library systems vendor
  14. 14. Talis• 40 year heritage in libraries• Became UK leading library systems vendor• Pioneering in Semantic Web/Linked Data
  15. 15. Talis• 40 year heritage in libraries• Became UK leading library systems vendor• Pioneering in Semantic Web/Linked Data• Library Systems Division sold to Capita
  16. 16. Talis• 40 year heritage in libraries• Became UK leading library systems vendor• Pioneering in Semantic Web/Linked Data• Library Systems Division sold to Capita• Focus on SW/LD promotion/adoption
  17. 17. Talis
  18. 18. Talis• Talis Group Ltd - core technologies/strategy - Talis Platform - Linked Data
  19. 19. Talis• Talis Group Ltd - core technologies/strategy - Talis Platform - Linked Data• Talis Education Ltd - applications in academia - Talis Aspire
  20. 20. Talis• Talis Group Ltd - core technologies/strategy - Talis Platform - Linked Data• Talis Education Ltd - applications in academia - Talis Aspire• Talis Systems Ltd - facilitating wider adoption - Consulting - Training - Evangelism
  21. 21. Talis• Talis Group Ltd - core technologies/strategy - Talis Platform - Linked Data• Talis Education Ltd - applications in academia - Talis Aspire• Talis Systems Ltd - facilitating wider adoption - Consulting - Training - Evangelism• Kasabi.com - [Linked] Data Marketplace - Free Hosting - Community - APIs - Monetise
  22. 22. Wider World
  23. 23. Wider World
  24. 24. Wider World
  25. 25. Wider World
  26. 26. A World of links
  27. 27. A World of links Links for...
  28. 28. Identifying things
  29. 29. Identifying things 1969-059A
  30. 30. Identifying things 1969-059A spacecraft/1969-059A
  31. 31. Identifying things 1969-059A spacecraft/1969-059Anasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A
  32. 32. Identifying things with URIs 1969-059A spacecraft/1969-059A nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059Ahttp://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A
  33. 33. Things have attributeshttp://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A
  34. 34. Things have attributeshttp://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A28801.0kg
  35. 35. Things have attributeshttp://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A28801.0kgColumbia
  36. 36. Things have attributeshttp://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A28801.0kgColumbiaApollo 11 CSMCSM-107United StatesCape CanaveralSaturn 5
  37. 37. http://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A
  38. 38. http://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A .../1969-059A
  39. 39. http://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A .../1969-059A
  40. 40. 28801.0 mass .../1969-059Ahttp://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A
  41. 41. Apollo 11 CSM 28801.0 name mass .../1969-059Ahttp://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A
  42. 42. Apollo 11 CSM Columbia name 28801.0 name mass .../1969-059Ahttp://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A
  43. 43. Apollo 11 CSM Columbia name 28801.0 name mass .../1969-059Ahttp://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A launch ../launch: 1969-059
  44. 44. Apollo 11 CSM Columbia name 28801.0 name mass .../1969-059A 16 July 1969http://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A launch date ../launch: 1969-059
  45. 45. Apollo 11 CSM Columbia name 28801.0 name mass .../1969-059A 16 July 1969http://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A launch date ../launch: 1969-059 site Cape Canaveral
  46. 46. Apollo 11 CSM Columbia name 28801.0 name mass .../1969-059A 16 July 1969http://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A launch date ../launch: 1969-059 site Cape Canaveral lat N 28° 27 31
  47. 47. Apollo 11 CSM Columbia name 28801.0 name mass .../1969-059A 16 July 1969http://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A launch date ../launch: 1969-059 site Cape Canaveral lat N 28° 27 31 long W 80° 31 59
  48. 48. Apollo 11 CSM Columbia name 28801.0 name mass .../1969-059A 16 July 1969http://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A launch date ../launch:<../1969-059A> mass 28801.0 . 1969-059 site<../1969-059A> name “Apollo 11 CSM” .<../1969-059A> name “Columbia” .<../1969-059A> launch <../launch/1969-059> . Cape Canaveral lat<../launch/1969-059> date 1969-07-16 .<../launch/1969-059> site <..site/capecanaveral> . N 28° 27 31 long<..site/capecanaveral> lat “N 28° 27 31” .<..site/capecanaveral> long “W 80° 31 59” . W 80° 31 59
  49. 49. RDF Apollo 11 CSM Columbia name 28801.0 name mass .../1969-059A 16 July 1969http://nasa.dataincubator.org/spacecraft/1969-059A launch date ../launch:<../1969-059A> mass 28801.0 . 1969-059 site<../1969-059A> name “Apollo 11 CSM” .<../1969-059A> name “Columbia” .<../1969-059A> launch <../launch/1969-059> . Cape Canaveral lat<../launch/1969-059> date 1969-07-16 .<../launch/1969-059> site <..site/capecanaveral> . N 28° 27 31 long<..site/capecanaveral> lat “N 28° 27 31” .<..site/capecanaveral> long “W 80° 31 59” . W 80° 31 59
  50. 50. Promoting Linked Data
  51. 51. Data
  52. 52. Data Confusion
  53. 53. Open Data
  54. 54. Linked Data
  55. 55. Linked Open Data
  56. 56. 1. Data can be open, while not being linked2. Data can be linked, while not being open3. Data which is both open and linked is increasingly viable4. The Semantic Web can only function with data which is both open and linked
  57. 57. 1. Data can be open, while not being linked2. Data can be linked, while not being open3. Data which is both open and linked is increasingly viable4. The Semantic Web can only function with data which is both open and linked Paul Walk - UKLON
  58. 58. Linked Data isn’t about publishing data... ... it’s about describing ducks! Tom Scott Lead Developer BBC Wildlife Finder Quoting: Rob Styles, Talis
  59. 59. GoodRelations
  60. 60. Libraries have an advantage
  61. 61. Libraries have an advantage ti ce pr ac i es of en t urC
  62. 62. Libraries have an advantage ti ce pr ac i es of Lots o en t ur f standarC ds
  63. 63. Libraries have an advantage ti ce pr ac i es of Lots o en t ur f st andarC ds 100’s millions records
  64. 64. Libraries have an advantage ti ce pr ac i es of Lots o en t ur f st andarC ds 100’s millions records Describing things
  65. 65. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ajayranipeta/163634989/
  66. 66. Most other folks only have things to describe http://www.flickr.com/photos/ajayranipeta/163634989/
  67. 67. Libraries have an advantage
  68. 68. Libraries have an advantage Lists of things
  69. 69. Libraries have an advantage Lists of things
  70. 70. Libraries have an advantage Lists of things
  71. 71. Libraries have an advantage Lists of things
  72. 72. Libraries have an advantage Lists of things easy-ish
  73. 73. Libraries have an advantage Lists of things easy-ish other sources
  74. 74. Libraries good at describing things?
  75. 75. Libraries good at describing things? http://www.flickr.com/photos/30084068@N08/3813863895
  76. 76. Libraries good at describing things? Using Linked Data http://www.flickr.com/photos/30084068@N08/3813863895
  77. 77. Libraries good at describing things? Using Linked p le Data p eo http://www.flickr.com/photos/30084068@N08/3813863895
  78. 78. Libraries good at describing things? Using Linked pla le ces op Data pe http://www.flickr.com/photos/30084068@N08/3813863895
  79. 79. Libraries good at describing things? Using Linked ventsle plae p ces o Data pe http://www.flickr.com/photos/30084068@N08/3813863895
  80. 80. Libraries good at describing things? Using ries ts seeven pla Linked ces op le Data pe http://www.flickr.com/photos/30084068@N08/3813863895
  81. 81. Libraries good at describing things? Using ries ts seeven pla Linked ces op le Data pe only describing books? http://www.flickr.com/photos/30084068@N08/3813863895
  82. 82. Libraries good at describing things? Using ries ts seeven pla Linked ces op le Data pe only describing books? only reformatting records? http://www.flickr.com/photos/30084068@N08/3813863895
  83. 83. Linked DataApplicable for Libraries
  84. 84. LibrariesApplicable for Linked Data?
  85. 85. Libraries
  86. 86. Libraries tt er b e do uldco
  87. 87. Libraries tt er b e d o u ld i seco ro m g p w in s ho
  88. 88. Linked Data and Libraries
  89. 89. Linked Data and Libraries Ask why and who for?

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