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Dutch culture link - version 2

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Dutch culture link - version 2

  1. 1. University library Dutch Culture Link Lukas Koster Library Systems Coordinator Library of the University of Amsterdam l.koster@uva.nl http://twitter.com/lukask
  2. 2. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Linked data? 1. Use URIs as names for things 2. Use HTTP URIs so that people can look up those names. 3. When someone looks up a URI, provide useful information, using the standards (RDF*, SPARQL) 4. Include links to other URIs, so that they can discover more things. Tim Berners Lee Design issues http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html
  3. 3. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Linked data! Linked Data is a methodology for  providing relationships between things (data, concepts and documents)  anywhere on the web,  using URI’s for identifying,  RDF for describing  HTTP for publishing these things and relationships,  in a way that they can be interpreted and used by humans and software. http://commonplace.net/2009/06/linked-data-for-libraries/
  4. 4. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Data is relationships Triples  subject-predicate-object  a person (subject) is the author of (predicate) a book (object)  a book (subject) is about (predicate) a person (object)
  5. 5. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Relationships?  Entity Relationship Diagram
  6. 6. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library On the web  Relationships  Not internal, within same database silo  External, with all kinds of web sources  “Things” identified by URIs  Relationships too!
  7. 7. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Vocabularies (Ontologies) Datamodellen RDF – Resource Description Framework
  8. 8. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Content negotiation
  9. 9. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library The Linked Open Data Project - partners  DEN – Digital Heritage Foundation of The Netherlands  Digital standards for heritage institutions  Promoting linked open data: museums, etc.  Simple guidelines  UBA – Library of the University of Amsterdam  TIN – Theater Institute of The Netherlands
  10. 10. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library The Linked Open Data Project - Objectives  Set an example  Proof of concept  Pilot  Convince heritage institutions  Convince TIN, UBA management Dutch Culture Link
  11. 11. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library The Linked Open Data Project – 2 viewpoints Publish Use
  12. 12. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library The TIN Collection  Theater performances  Metadata  Digital objects  Audio  Video  Images  Photos
  13. 13. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library The UBA OPAC  Metadata  Bibliographic  MARC
  14. 14. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library The TIN Collection Data model
  15. 15. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library The TIN Collection Data model
  16. 16. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library FRBR?  Work  Expression  Manifestation  Item  Play  Production  Production  Performance (translation?)  Play  Translation  Edition  Copy
  17. 17. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Questions….  Which vocabulary/ontology?  How to implement RDF?  How to format URIs?  Which tools, techniques, languages?  How to find/get published linked data?  How to process retrieved linked data?
  18. 18. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Training  Lots of sites, tutorials on line  Training: no money  DANS Linked Open Data workshop
  19. 19. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Quick and dirty  TIN  URIs for data entities  JSON  UBA  JavaScript: construct TIN URI  Process JSON  Present data in record AGILE!
  20. 20. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library TIN  URI  <base-url>/person/<personname>  <base-url>/play/<personname>/<title>  <base-url>/production/<personname>/<title>/<opening>  <base-url>/performance/<personname>/<title>/<opening>/<datetime>  … Ad Aerts
  21. 21. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library TIN – URI + JSON Example  <base-url>/person/Beckett, Samuel jsonTIN({ "key":"beckett, samuel", "name":"Beckett, Samuel", "birth.country":"Ierland", "birth.date":" 1906*", "birth.place":"Foxrock", "death.date":"1989-12-22", "death.place":"Parijs" })
  22. 22. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library UBA OPAC <base-url>/person/Beckett, Samuel
  23. 23. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library UBA – JavaScript: create URI Roxana Popistaşu
  24. 24. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library UBA – JavaScript: process JSON
  25. 25. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library UBA OPAC results
  26. 26. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Is this linked data?  Not yet……
  27. 27. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Next steps - TIN  Vocabulary for Production/Performance subject area  Vocabularies for Persons (FOAF?), Subjects (SKOS?)  RDF in JSON (internal relationships)  Publish RDF/XML  More URIs  External links  Content negotiation  Add digital objects
  28. 28. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Next steps - UBA  More “search” fields (Title)  Extend presentation  Include relations  Clickable
  29. 29. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library TIN – Extra URIs: person + plays(productions?)
  30. 30. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library TIN – Extra URIs: productions
  31. 31. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library TIN – Extra URIs: specific production
  32. 32. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Finally  Reverse stuff  Publish UBA bibliographic metadata as linked data  Get UBA linked data into TIN results
  33. 33. 22 november, 2010 Dutch Culture Link - Lukas Koster University library Issues  Use generic, really unique URIs  Person: id’s (VIAF?)  Plays: id’s?  Central mapping authority  UBA OPAC person (OCLC PPN) = TIN person  Digital material  Copyright

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