Why schema.org

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Lightening Talk at SWIB 2012 Cologne 28 November 2012

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Why schema.org

  1. Why ?Richard WallisTechnology EvangelistOCLC@rjw The world’s libraries. Connected.
  2. Why ?for libraries ?
  3. Why
  4. Why Catalogue ? http://www.flickr.com/photos/curiousexpeditions/2406513532/
  5. Why Catalogue ?So people can findour stuff ! http://www.flickr.com/photos/curiousexpeditions/2406513532/
  6. Where are our users? http://www.flickr.com/photos/iamthebestartist/2329267266/
  7. Where are our users? http://www.flickr.com/photos/iamthebestartist/2329267266/
  8. Where are our users? http://www.flickr.com/photos/iamthebestartist/2329267266/
  9. our users are in
  10. our users are in
  11. our users are in not not
  12. our users are in not not ila b le ava a re ines g en arch r se t he o
  13. our data are not in
  14. our data are not in
  15. our data are not in Why?
  16. our data are not in Why? does not understand:Marc, ISBD, OAI-PMH, RDA, Z39.50, Onyx ....
  17. A broad vocabulary to describe ‘things’hap on the web h y pine ss ilo sop ph
  18. • June 2011: Launch of Schema.org
  19. • June 2011: Launch of Schema.org• June 2012: 7%-10% of crawled pages contain Schema.org markup
  20. is
  21. is good enough ?• For library data exchange
  22. is good enough ?• For library data exchange - No
  23. is good enough ?• For library data exchange - No• For sharing library data with the world
  24. is good enough ?• For library data exchange - No• For sharing library data with the world - Almost
  25. http://www.w3.org/community/schemabibex• Short lived group• Libraries, Publishers, Consumers, System Vendors, Linked Data, Standards Bodies• Library is only one focus
  26. libraries should use
  27. libraries should use to describe & linkresources to the web
  28. libraries should use to describe & link resources to the web at the same time asapplying other vocabularies and standards
  29. That’s
  30. That’s Why for librariesRichard WallisTechnology EvangelistOCLC@rjw The world’s libraries. Connected.

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