Richard Wallis
Technology Evangelist
OCLC
@rjw
richard.wallis@oclc.org
The world’s libraries. Connected.
12th August 2013 ...
The world’s libraries. Connected.
Linked Data
The world’s libraries. Connected.
•
• What challenges?
• Which opportunities?
Linked Data
What is it?
What is it?Linked Data -
What is it?
Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Linked Data -
What is it?
The Web..
Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Linked Data -
What is it?
The Web..
..of data
Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Linked Data -
Linked Data
Is NOT a Standard
Linked Data
1. Use URIs as names for things
PrinciplesLinked Data
1. Use URIs as names for things
2. Use HTTP URIs so people can look up those
names
PrinciplesLinked Data
1. Use URIs as names for things
2. Use HTTP URIs so people can look up those
names
3. When someone looks up a URI, provide...
1. Use URIs as names for things
2. Use HTTP URIs so people can look up those
names
3. When someone looks up a URI, provide...
Challenges
Challenges
Getting folks to the resources
Challenges
Getting folks to the resources
Metadata standards
Challenges
Getting folks to the resources
Metadata standards
Becoming part of the Web of Data
Challenges
Getting folks to the resources
Metadata standards
Hubs of authority
Becoming part of the Web of Data
Challenges
Getting folks to the resources
Metadata standards
Hubs of authority
Becoming part of the Web of Data
Local capa...
Where are our users?
Where are our users?
Our users are here...
Our users are here...
Our users are here...
Where are our users?
Where are our users?
Our users are here...
Our users are here...
Our users are here...
Romain Wenz BnF
Searching for a book...
Searching for a book...
Knowledge Graph
(Linked Data)
Knowledge Graph
(Linked Data)
Knowledge Graph
(Linked Data)
THINGS NOT STRINGS
THINGS NOT STRINGS
ourusers
are inourusers
are in
not
not
ourusers
are in
not
not
other search engines are available
ourusers
ourdata are not in
ourdata are not in
ourdata are not in
Why
ourdata are not in
Why
does not understand:
Marc, ISBD, OAI-PMH, RDA, Z39.50, Onix ....
insert your favorite standard here!
dataschema.org
Linked Data
The Web
Tell them about our resources...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/6220...
dataschema.org
Linked Data
The Web
Tell them about our resources...
...using their language and methods
http://www.flickr.c...
data
schema.org
Linked Data
The Web
Tell them about our resources...
...using their language and methods
http://www.flickr....
Linked Data
• 300+ Million resources
Linked Data
• 300+ Million resources
• Schema.org
Linked Data
• 300+ Million resources
• Schema.org
• Embedded RDFa
Linked Data
• 300+ Million resources
• Schema.org
• Embedded RDFa
• Links to: Dewey, LCSH
LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST
Linked Data
• 300+ Million resources
• Schema.org
• Embedded RDFa
• Links to: Dewey, LCSH
LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST
• License: ODC-BY
Lin...
• 300+ Million resources
• Schema.org
• Embedded RDFa
• Links to: Dewey, LCSH
LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST
• License: ODC-BY
• E...
is
good enough ?
is
good enough ?
• For library data exchange
is
good enough ?
• For library data exchange - No
is
good enough ?
• For library data exchange
• For sharing library data with the world
- No
is
good 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, System Vendors, Linked Dat...
BIBFRAME
Bibliographic Framework as a
Web of Data:
BIBFRAME
http://bibframe.org
Bibliographic Framework as a
Web of Data:
It is the foundation for the future of
bibliographic description that happens on, in,
and as part of the web and the netwo...
@Fascinatingpics
bibliographic description as part of the web
conflicting?
@Fascinatingpics
bibliographic description as part of the web
≈ complimentary ≈
@Fascinatingpics
bibliographic description as part of the web
Challenges for change
≈ complimentary ≈
@Fascinatingpics
bibliographic description as part of the web
•We produce metadata for ‘items’
Challenges for change
≈ complimentary ≈
@Fascinatingpics
bibliographic description as par...
•We produce metadata for ‘items’
•People search for ‘works’
Challenges for change
≈ complimentary ≈
@Fascinatingpics
bibli...
•We produce metadata for ‘items’
•People search for ‘works’
•Materials of all types - print / e / digital
Challenges for c...
Be visible
On the Web of Data
http://wallpapersfor.me/storm-beacon/
Be visible
On the Web of Data
http://wallpapersfor.me/storm-beacon/
Be visible
On the Web of Data
Light the way to your resources...
http://wallpapersfor.me/storm-beacon/
Be visible
On the Web of Data
Light the way to your resources...
... registered in the network
http://wallpapersfor.me/sto...
We are moving from
cataloguing
We are moving from
cataloguing
to
h"p://catalinking
Eric	
  Miller	
  -­‐	
  Zepheira
opportunities
Building a Web
Of Data
Building a Web
Linking to all
Of Data
Building a Web
Linking to all
and
all their resources
Of Data
Building a Web
Linking to all
and
all their resources
We all need to participate
Of Data
Linking to the future...
Linking to the future...
Linking to the future...
Linking to the future...
www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets
Linking to the future...
www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets
Retailer
Product
Africa and Archaeology
$61.78
Linking to the future...
Retailer
Product
Africa and Archaeology
$61.78
WorldCat/Library
Linking to the future...
Retailer
Product
Africa and Archaeology
$61.78
WorldCat/Library
Book
Radcliffe
Biography
Posnansky, Merrick
Africa
Ethnic ...
Retailer
Product
Africa and Archaeology
$61.78
WorldCat/Library
Book
Radcliffe
Biography
Posnansky, Merrick
Africa
Ethnic ...
Product
Africa and Archaeology
$61.78
Book
Radcliffe
Biography
Posnansky, Merrick
Africa
Ethnic relations
9781441637215
20...
Opportunities
Opportunities
Sending folks to our resources
Opportunities
Sending folks to our resources
Using widely understood standards
Opportunities
Sending folks to our resources
Using widely understood standards
Being part of the Web of Data
Opportunities
Sending folks to our resources
Using widely understood standards
Connected to Hubs of authority
Being part o...
Opportunities
Sending folks to our resources
Using widely understood standards
Connected to Hubs of authority
Being part o...
Opportunities
Sending folks to our resources
Using widely understood standards
Connected to Hubs of authority
Being part o...
Happening in a hurry?
@Fascinatingpics
Happening in a hurry?
Years not
decades
@Fascinatingpics
Happening in a hurry?
The Web
will
progress
without us
@Fascinatingpics
Happening in a hurry?
Opportunity
to reach for
together
@Fascinatingpics
Opportunity
to reach for
together
to (re)assert
our role as a
source for discovery
For all materials
Print/ /Journals/Articles/DigitalEBook
Opportunity
to r...
The world’s libraries. Connected.
Richard Wallis
Technology Evangelist
OCLC
@rjw
richard.wallis@oclc.org
12th August 2013 ...
The world’s libraries. Connected.
Richard Wallis
Technology Evangelist
OCLC
@rjw
richard.wallis@oclc.org
12th August 2013 ...
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  1. 1. Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist OCLC @rjw richard.wallis@oclc.org The world’s libraries. Connected. 12th August 2013 - Singapore 15th Fiesole Collection Development Retreat Challenge and Opportunity Linked Data
  2. 2. The world’s libraries. Connected. Linked Data
  3. 3. The world’s libraries. Connected. • • What challenges? • Which opportunities? Linked Data What is it?
  4. 4. What is it?Linked Data -
  5. 5. What is it? Sir Tim Berners-Lee Linked Data -
  6. 6. What is it? The Web.. Sir Tim Berners-Lee Linked Data -
  7. 7. What is it? The Web.. ..of data Sir Tim Berners-Lee Linked Data -
  8. 8. Linked Data
  9. 9. Is NOT a Standard Linked Data
  10. 10. 1. Use URIs as names for things PrinciplesLinked Data
  11. 11. 1. Use URIs as names for things 2. Use HTTP URIs so people can look up those names PrinciplesLinked Data
  12. 12. 1. Use URIs as names for things 2. Use HTTP URIs so people can look up those names 3. When someone looks up a URI, provide useful information, using the standards - RDF PrinciplesLinked Data
  13. 13. 1. Use URIs as names for things 2. Use HTTP URIs so people can look up those names 3. When someone looks up a URI, provide useful information, using the standards - RDF 4. Include links to other URIs, so that they can discover more PrinciplesLinked Data Tim Berners-Lee - 2006
  14. 14. Challenges
  15. 15. Challenges Getting folks to the resources
  16. 16. Challenges Getting folks to the resources Metadata standards
  17. 17. Challenges Getting folks to the resources Metadata standards Becoming part of the Web of Data
  18. 18. Challenges Getting folks to the resources Metadata standards Hubs of authority Becoming part of the Web of Data
  19. 19. Challenges Getting folks to the resources Metadata standards Hubs of authority Becoming part of the Web of Data Local capability
  20. 20. Where are our users?
  21. 21. Where are our users?
  22. 22. Our users are here...
  23. 23. Our users are here...
  24. 24. Our users are here...
  25. 25. Where are our users?
  26. 26. Where are our users?
  27. 27. Our users are here...
  28. 28. Our users are here...
  29. 29. Our users are here...
  30. 30. Romain Wenz BnF
  31. 31. Searching for a book...
  32. 32. Searching for a book...
  33. 33. Knowledge Graph (Linked Data)
  34. 34. Knowledge Graph (Linked Data)
  35. 35. Knowledge Graph (Linked Data) THINGS NOT STRINGS
  36. 36. THINGS NOT STRINGS
  37. 37. ourusers
  38. 38. are inourusers
  39. 39. are in not not ourusers
  40. 40. are in not not other search engines are available ourusers
  41. 41. ourdata are not in
  42. 42. ourdata are not in
  43. 43. ourdata are not in Why
  44. 44. ourdata are not in Why does not understand: Marc, ISBD, OAI-PMH, RDA, Z39.50, Onix .... insert your favorite standard here!
  45. 45. dataschema.org Linked Data The Web Tell them about our resources... http://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/6220572487
  46. 46. dataschema.org Linked Data The Web Tell them about our resources... ...using their language and methods http://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/6220572487
  47. 47. data schema.org Linked Data The Web Tell them about our resources... ...using their language and methods http://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/6220572487
  48. 48. Linked Data
  49. 49. • 300+ Million resources Linked Data
  50. 50. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org Linked Data
  51. 51. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa Linked Data
  52. 52. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST Linked Data
  53. 53. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • License: ODC-BY Linked Data
  54. 54. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • License: ODC-BY • Experimental - June 2012 Linked Data
  55. 55. is good enough ?
  56. 56. is good enough ? • For library data exchange
  57. 57. is good enough ? • For library data exchange - No
  58. 58. is good enough ? • For library data exchange • For sharing library data with the world - No
  59. 59. is good enough ? • For library data exchange • For sharing library data with the world - No - Almost
  60. 60. http://www.w3.org/community/schemabibex • Short lived group • Libraries, Publishers, Consumers, System Vendors, Linked Data, Standards Bodies • Library is only one focus
  61. 61. BIBFRAME Bibliographic Framework as a Web of Data:
  62. 62. BIBFRAME http://bibframe.org Bibliographic Framework as a Web of Data:
  63. 63. It is the foundation for the future of bibliographic description that happens on, in, and as part of the web and the networked world we live in. bibliographic description as part of the web BIBFRAME http://bibframe.org Bibliographic Framework as a Web of Data:
  64. 64. @Fascinatingpics bibliographic description as part of the web
  65. 65. conflicting? @Fascinatingpics bibliographic description as part of the web
  66. 66. ≈ complimentary ≈ @Fascinatingpics bibliographic description as part of the web
  67. 67. Challenges for change ≈ complimentary ≈ @Fascinatingpics bibliographic description as part of the web
  68. 68. •We produce metadata for ‘items’ Challenges for change ≈ complimentary ≈ @Fascinatingpics bibliographic description as part of the web
  69. 69. •We produce metadata for ‘items’ •People search for ‘works’ Challenges for change ≈ complimentary ≈ @Fascinatingpics bibliographic description as part of the web
  70. 70. •We produce metadata for ‘items’ •People search for ‘works’ •Materials of all types - print / e / digital Challenges for change ≈ complimentary ≈ @Fascinatingpics bibliographic description as part of the web
  71. 71. Be visible On the Web of Data http://wallpapersfor.me/storm-beacon/
  72. 72. Be visible On the Web of Data http://wallpapersfor.me/storm-beacon/
  73. 73. Be visible On the Web of Data Light the way to your resources... http://wallpapersfor.me/storm-beacon/
  74. 74. Be visible On the Web of Data Light the way to your resources... ... registered in the network http://wallpapersfor.me/storm-beacon/
  75. 75. We are moving from cataloguing
  76. 76. We are moving from cataloguing to h"p://catalinking Eric  Miller  -­‐  Zepheira
  77. 77. opportunities
  78. 78. Building a Web Of Data
  79. 79. Building a Web Linking to all Of Data
  80. 80. Building a Web Linking to all and all their resources Of Data
  81. 81. Building a Web Linking to all and all their resources We all need to participate Of Data
  82. 82. Linking to the future...
  83. 83. Linking to the future...
  84. 84. Linking to the future...
  85. 85. Linking to the future... www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets
  86. 86. Linking to the future... www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets
  87. 87. Retailer Product Africa and Archaeology $61.78 Linking to the future...
  88. 88. Retailer Product Africa and Archaeology $61.78 WorldCat/Library Linking to the future...
  89. 89. Retailer Product Africa and Archaeology $61.78 WorldCat/Library Book Radcliffe Biography Posnansky, Merrick Africa Ethnic relations 9781441637215 2009 Archaelogists Linking to the future... Africa and Archaeology http://site.ebrary.com/id/10359174
  90. 90. Retailer Product Africa and Archaeology $61.78 WorldCat/Library Book Radcliffe Biography Posnansky, Merrick Africa Ethnic relations 9781441637215 2009 Archaelogists Linking to the future... Africa and Archaeology http://site.ebrary.com/id/10359174
  91. 91. Product Africa and Archaeology $61.78 Book Radcliffe Biography Posnansky, Merrick Africa Ethnic relations 9781441637215 2009 Archaelogists Linking to the future... Search Engines Africa and Archaeology http://site.ebrary.com/id/10359174
  92. 92. Opportunities
  93. 93. Opportunities Sending folks to our resources
  94. 94. Opportunities Sending folks to our resources Using widely understood standards
  95. 95. Opportunities Sending folks to our resources Using widely understood standards Being part of the Web of Data
  96. 96. Opportunities Sending folks to our resources Using widely understood standards Connected to Hubs of authority Being part of the Web of Data
  97. 97. Opportunities Sending folks to our resources Using widely understood standards Connected to Hubs of authority Being part of the Web of Data Enriched user experience
  98. 98. Opportunities Sending folks to our resources Using widely understood standards Connected to Hubs of authority Being part of the Web of Data Enriched user experience Shared Linked Data publishing services
  99. 99. Happening in a hurry? @Fascinatingpics
  100. 100. Happening in a hurry? Years not decades @Fascinatingpics
  101. 101. Happening in a hurry? The Web will progress without us @Fascinatingpics
  102. 102. Happening in a hurry? Opportunity to reach for together @Fascinatingpics
  103. 103. Opportunity to reach for together
  104. 104. to (re)assert our role as a source for discovery For all materials Print/ /Journals/Articles/DigitalEBook Opportunity to reach for together
  105. 105. The world’s libraries. Connected. Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist OCLC @rjw richard.wallis@oclc.org 12th August 2013 - Singapore 15th Fiesole Collection Development Retreat Challenge and Opportunity Linked Data
  106. 106. The world’s libraries. Connected. Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist OCLC @rjw richard.wallis@oclc.org 12th August 2013 - Singapore 15th Fiesole Collection Development Retreat Challenge and Opportunity Linked Data http://slideshare.net/rjw
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