Linked Data - Exposing what we have

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Presentation to the ALCTS Holdings Information Forum - ALA Chicago June 29th 2013

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Linked Data - Exposing what we have

  1. 1. The world’s libraries. Connected. Linked Data Exposing What We Have ALCTS Holdings Information Forum - ALA Chicago 29th June 2013 Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist OCLC @rjw
  2. 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lesterpubliclibrary/3352920732/
  3. 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lesterpubliclibrary/3352920732/ Why ?Catalog
  4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/curiousexpeditions/2406513532/ Catalog
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/curiousexpeditions/2406513532/ Catalog So folks can find our stuff
  6. 6. The world’s libraries. Connected. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lukje/868521323 Where are our users?
  7. 7. 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/
  8. 8. The world’s libraries. Connected. Where our users are! http://www.flickr.com/photos/malbooth/5099621729/
  9. 9. The world’s libraries. Connected. Where our users are! http://www.flickr.com/photos/malbooth/5099621729/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/caribb/8620465508/
  10. 10. 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/
  11. 11. The world’s libraries. Connected. Where are our users?
  12. 12. The world’s libraries. Connected. Where are our users?
  13. 13. The world’s libraries. Connected. Where our users are!
  14. 14. The world’s libraries. Connected. Where our users are!
  15. 15. The world’s libraries. Connected. Where our users are!
  16. 16. Romain Wenz BnF
  17. 17. Libraries Archives Museums
  18. 18. Libraries Archives Museums The place to go for information
  19. 19. Libraries Archives Museums The place to go for information not any more!
  20. 20. Knowledge Graph (Linked Data)
  21. 21. THINGS NOT STRINGS Knowledge Graph (Linked Data)
  22. 22. are inour users
  23. 23. are inour users
  24. 24. are in not not our users
  25. 25. are in not not other search engines are available our users
  26. 26. our data are not in
  27. 27. our data are not in
  28. 28. our data are not in Why?
  29. 29. our data are not in Why? does not understand: Marc, ISBD, OAI-PMH, RDA, Z39.50, Onix .... insert you favorite standard here!
  30. 30. The world’s libraries. Connected. Linked Data
  31. 31. The world’s libraries. Connected. • 300+ Million resources Linked Data
  32. 32. The world’s libraries. Connected. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org Linked Data
  33. 33. The world’s libraries. Connected. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa Linked Data
  34. 34. The world’s libraries. Connected. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST Linked Data
  35. 35. The world’s libraries. Connected. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • License: ODC-BY Linked Data
  36. 36. The world’s libraries. Connected. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • License: ODC-BY • Experimental - June 2012 Linked Data
  37. 37. The world’s libraries. Connected. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • License: ODC-BY • Experimental - June 2012 Linked Data
  38. 38. The world’s libraries. Connected. • 300+ Million resources • Schema.org • Embedded RDFa • Links to: Dewey, LCSH LCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST • License: ODC-BY • Experimental - June 2012 Linked Data Update: June 2013 Data available via Content-Negotiation • RDF/XML • JSON-LD • Turtle • Triples
  39. 39. is good enough ?
  40. 40. is good enough ? • For library data exchange
  41. 41. is good enough ? • For library data exchange - No
  42. 42. is good enough ? • For library data exchange • For sharing library data with the world - No
  43. 43. is good enough ? • For library data exchange • For sharing library data with the world - No - Almost
  44. 44. http://www.w3.org/community/schemabibex • Short lived group • Libraries, Publishers, Consumers, SystemVendors, Linked Data, Standards Bodies • Library is only one focus
  45. 45. BIBFRAME
  46. 46. BIBFRAME http://bibframe.org
  47. 47. 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
  48. 48. bibliographic description as part of the web @Fascinatingpics
  49. 49. bibliographic description as part of the web ? @Fascinatingpics
  50. 50. bibliographic description ≈ complimentary ≈ as part of the web
  51. 51. bibliographic description Challenges for change ≈ complimentary ≈ as part of the web
  52. 52. bibliographic description • Metadata for ‘items’ Challenges for change ≈ complimentary ≈ as part of the web
  53. 53. bibliographic description • Metadata for ‘items’ • Searching for ‘works’ Challenges for change ≈ complimentary ≈ as part of the web
  54. 54. bibliographic description • Metadata for ‘items’ • Searching for ‘works’ • Materials of all types - print / e / digital Challenges for change ≈ complimentary ≈ as part of the web
  55. 55. We are moving from cataloguing
  56. 56. We are moving from cataloguing to h"p://catalinking Eric  Miller  -­‐  Zepheira
  57. 57. Manifestation Marc Cataloging Spotlight
  58. 58. Manifestation Marc Cataloging Spotlight
  59. 59. Manifestation Marc Cataloging Spotlight
  60. 60. Manifestation Marc Cataloging Spotlight
  61. 61. Works Linked DataAuthorities Manifestation Schema.org Cataloging Spotlight
  62. 62. Works Linked DataAuthorities Manifestation Schema.org Cataloging Spotlight
  63. 63. Works Linked DataAuthorities Manifestation Schema.org Cataloging Spotlight RDF
  64. 64. Works Linked DataAuthorities Manifestation Schema.org Cataloging Spotlight Subjects Names Locations RDF Publishers InstitutionsFormats
  65. 65. Works Linked DataAuthorities Manifestation Schema.org Cataloging Spotlight Subjects Names Locations RDF Publishers InstitutionsFormats
  66. 66. Works Linked DataAuthorities Manifestation Schema.org Cataloging Spotlight Subjects Names Locations RDF Publishers InstitutionsFormats
  67. 67. h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/ Be visible On the Web of Data
  68. 68. h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/ Be visible On the Web of Data Light the way to your resources...
  69. 69. h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/ Be visible On the Web of Data Light the way to your resources... ... registered in the network
  70. 70. Building a Web
  71. 71. Building a Web Linking to all and all resources
  72. 72. Building a Web Linking to all A holding is a link between a library and a resource
  73. 73. Happening in a hurry? @Fascinatingpics
  74. 74. Happening in a hurry? Years not decades @Fascinatingpics
  75. 75. Happening in a hurry? The Web will progress without us @Fascinatingpics
  76. 76. Happening in a hurry? Opportunity to reach for together... @Fascinatingpics
  77. 77. Opportunity to reach for together ...
  78. 78. Opportunity to reach for together ... reassert our role as a discoverable source For all materials Print/ /Journals/Articles/DigitalEBook
  79. 79. The world’s libraries. Connected. Linked Data Exposing What We Have ALCTS Holdings Information Forum - ALA Chicago 29th June 2013 Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist OCLC @rjw
  80. 80. The world’s libraries. Connected. Linked Data Exposing What We Have ALCTS Holdings Information Forum - ALA Chicago 29th June 2013 Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist OCLC @rjw http://www.slideshare.net/rjw

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