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Free your metadata

  1. 1. Free Your Metadata Seth van Hooland, Ruben Verborgh, Max De Wilde, Erik Mannens, and Rik Van de Walle Metadata is a work in progress. Don’t wait to publish until the end. ■ The speed of technology is too high. You don’t have to be an expert. ■ We’ll show you simple tools and techniques. Free your metadata. ■ Be proud of what you produce. 4Today’s key questions: Today’s key questions: Why free your metadata? Why free your metadata? How to clean your metadata? How to clean your metadata? How to publish you metadata? How to publish you metadata? 5 6
  2. 2. Why should you care? Standing on shoulders of giants. Avoid embarrassment. ■ All metadata are messy! Get more value out of your work. ■ Let third parties reuse your metadata. example: Powerhouse Museum strategy Hook up with the Linked Data cloud. ■ Relations to controlled vocabularies ■ create universal meaning for your terms, ■ link your collection to other collections. 7 8Free Your Metadata project Today’s key questions: Project goals: ■ demonstrate importance of metadata quality, Why free your metadata? ■ the feasibility to act upon it, ■ also for non-IT experts. How to clean your metadata? Let us know about your metadata. ■ Always looking for interesting case-studies... How to publish you metadata? ■ Will you offer yours on our website? 9 10Today’s key questions: Why free your metadata? How to clean your metadata? How to publish you metadata? 11
  3. 3. How can you get started? Visit the website. 13How can you get started? Visit the website. Follow the screencasts. 15How can you get started? Visit the website. Follow the screencasts. Read the paper. 17
  4. 4. There’s more in the pipeline. Free Your Metadata Demonstrating value of Linked Data. ■ Google Chrome plugin ■ on-the-fly integration of external resources Follow @FreeMetadata on Twitter. ■ Authoritative look-ups of external metadata Visit freeyourmetadata.org. ■ CollectiveAccess Contact us with your case. Experimenting with your metadata. ■ Submit them – don’t be ashamed! 19

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