Linked data for Ebook discovery

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Linked data for Ebook discovery

  1. 1. The world’s libraries. Connected.Ebooks 2013 - 9 May 2013Richard WallisTechnology EvangelistOCLC@rjwDiscoveryLinked Data ForEBook
  2. 2. The world’s libraries. Connected.Linked Data ForDiscovery
  3. 3. The world’s libraries. Connected.Discovery
  4. 4. The world’s libraries. Connected.the only show in town?isDiscovery
  5. 5. Where are our users?
  6. 6. Where are our users?
  7. 7. Where our users are!
  8. 8. Where our users are!
  9. 9. Where our users are!
  10. 10. Romain Wenz BnF
  11. 11. Libraries ArchivesMuseums
  12. 12. Libraries ArchivesMuseumsThe place to gofor information
  13. 13. Libraries ArchivesMuseumsThe place to gofor informationnot any more!
  14. 14. Knowledge Graph
  15. 15. THINGS NOT STRINGSKnowledge Graph
  16. 16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/Hmmm..
  17. 17. http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/What do we do?Hmmm..
  18. 18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/What do we do?Talk their languageHmmm..
  19. 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/What do we do?Talk their languageLinked Data..Hmmm..
  20. 20. http://www.flickr.com/photos/theworldformylens/6537249151/What do we do?Be of the Web!Talk their languageLinked Data..
  21. 21. @Fascinatingpics
  22. 22. @Fascinatingpics
  23. 23. @Fascinatingpics
  24. 24. @Fascinatingpics
  25. 25. The world’s libraries. Connected.Linked Data
  26. 26. The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + ExtensionsLinked Data
  27. 27. The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + Extensions• Embedded RDFaLinked Data
  28. 28. The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + Extensions• Embedded RDFa• Links to: Dewey, LCSHLCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FASTLinked Data
  29. 29. The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + Extensions• Embedded RDFa• Links to: Dewey, LCSHLCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST• License: ODC-BYLinked Data
  30. 30. The world’s libraries. Connected.• 290+ Million resources• Schema.org + Extensions• Embedded RDFa• Links to: Dewey, LCSHLCNAF, DOI, VIAF, FAST• License: ODC-BY• Experimental - June 2012Linked Data
  31. 31. isgood enough ?
  32. 32. isgood enough ?• For library data exchange
  33. 33. isgood enough ?• For library data exchange - No
  34. 34. isgood enough ?• For library data exchange• For sharing library data with the world- No
  35. 35. isgood enough ?• For library data exchange• For sharing library data with the world- No- Almost
  36. 36. http://www.w3.org/community/schemabibex• Short lived group• Libraries, Publishers, Consumers, SystemVendors, Linked Data, Standards Bodies• Library is only one focus
  37. 37. BIBFRAME
  38. 38. BIBFRAMEhttp://bibframe.org
  39. 39. It is the foundation for the future ofbibliographic description that happens on, in,and as part of the web and the networkedworld we live in.bibliographic descriptionas part of the webBIBFRAMEhttp://bibframe.org
  40. 40. bibliographic description as part of the web@Fascinatingpics
  41. 41. bibliographic description as part of the webcompetition?@Fascinatingpics
  42. 42. bibliographic description≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web@Fascinatingpics
  43. 43. bibliographic descriptionChallenges for change≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web@Fascinatingpics
  44. 44. bibliographic description• Metadata for ‘items’Challenges for change≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web@Fascinatingpics
  45. 45. bibliographic description• Metadata for ‘items’• Searching for ‘works’Challenges for change≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web@Fascinatingpics
  46. 46. bibliographic description• Metadata for ‘items’• Searching for ‘works’• Materials of all types - print / e / digitalChallenges for change≈ complimentary ≈as part of the web@Fascinatingpics
  47. 47. h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/Be visibleOn the Web of Data
  48. 48. h"p://wallpapersfor.me/storm-­‐beacon/Be visibleOn the Web of DataLight the way to your resources...... registered in the network
  49. 49. Knowledge Graph
  50. 50. So, what canwe do?
  51. 51. Stop Copying
  52. 52. Stop CopyingStart LinkingBe of the Webof Data
  53. 53. We are moving fromcataloguing
  54. 54. We are moving fromcataloguingtoh"p://catalinkingEric  Miller  -­‐  Zepheira
  55. 55. Happening in a hurry?@Fascinatingpics
  56. 56. Happening in a hurry?Years notdecades@Fascinatingpics
  57. 57. Happening in a hurry?The Web willprogresswithout us@Fascinatingpics
  58. 58. Happening in a hurry?Opportunity toreach fortogether...@Fascinatingpics
  59. 59. Opportunity toreach fortogether ...
  60. 60. Opportunity toreach fortogether ... reassertour role as adiscoverable sourceFor all materialsPrint/ /Journals/Articles/DigitalEBook
  61. 61. The world’s libraries. Connected.Ebooks 2013 - 9 May 2013Richard WallisTechnology EvangelistOCLC@rjwEBook DiscoveryLinked Data For

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