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Towards discovery platforms with next-generation catalogues and Linked Data  <ul><li>Fiona Bradley , Consultant, UK Peter ...
Adaptability The first generation of next-generation catalogues
Find
Aquabrowser Many software options have similar features: refine, browse, RSS, book covers/icons
Linked Data
Library? Education curricula - OCW? LC authorities? Linking Open Data Open data sets published and interlinked by the W3C ...
Aboutness
” Where does authenticity exist? In the communities of our researchers and experts? What is the catalogue’s role?  “
Photo Credits Lego City, Giztt, http://www.flickr.com/photos/glztt/219903809/ Me and Zach, Listen Missy!, http://www.flick...
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Adaptability, aboutness, and authenticity: Towards discovery platforms with next-generation catalogues and Linked Data

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Presentation for Internet Librarian International 2009. Full paper available to participants, will be uploaded to an open access repository following the conference.

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Adaptability, aboutness, and authenticity: Towards discovery platforms with next-generation catalogues and Linked Data

  1. 1. Towards discovery platforms with next-generation catalogues and Linked Data <ul><li>Fiona Bradley , Consultant, UK Peter Bryant , Senior Learning and Development Tutor, Institute for Work-Based Learning, Middlesex University, UK </li></ul>Adaptability, aboutness, and authenticity
  2. 2. Adaptability The first generation of next-generation catalogues
  3. 3. Find
  4. 4. Aquabrowser Many software options have similar features: refine, browse, RSS, book covers/icons
  5. 5. Linked Data
  6. 6. Library? Education curricula - OCW? LC authorities? Linking Open Data Open data sets published and interlinked by the W3C SWEO Linking Open Data community project http://esw.w3.org/topic/SweoIG/TaskForces/CommunityProjects/LinkingOpenData
  7. 7. Aboutness
  8. 8. ” Where does authenticity exist? In the communities of our researchers and experts? What is the catalogue’s role? “
  9. 9. Photo Credits Lego City, Giztt, http://www.flickr.com/photos/glztt/219903809/ Me and Zach, Listen Missy!, http://www.flickr.com/photos/listenmissy/137771558/in/set-72157594222277198 &quot;Old School&quot; Card Catalogue, ca. 1967, Queen's University Library, http://www.flickr.com/photos/qul_photos/204115138/ CAT5e / RJ-45, Justin Marty, http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmarty/3677688990/

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