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Video: Shared Library Data at the ALA Annual 2013

By   /  August 26, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Regular readers of this blog may know that Linked Data and Semantic Web technologies are gaining significant traction in the worlds of Libraries, Archives, and Museums. Earlier this summer, Richard Wallis (Technology Evangelist) and Ted Fons (Executive Director, Data Services and WorldCat Quality) of the OCLC discussed and demonstrated how that organization in particular is […]

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Announcing the Winner of the Semantic Web.Com "Spotlight On Library Innovation"

By   /  May 22, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

One sector that has been very active in the adoption of Linked Data is that of libraries. In an effort to highlight this activity, SemanticWeb.com, supported by OCLC and LITA, put out a call last month for work that promoted or demonstrated the benefits of linked data for libraries. After receiving a number of excellent […]

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The Semantic Link – February, 2013: "Libraries" with Karen Coyle

By   /  February 12, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

On Friday, February 8, a group of Semantic thought leaders from around the globe met with their host and colleague, Eric Franzon, for the latest installment of the Semantic Link, a monthly podcast covering the world of Semantic Technologies. This episode includes a discussion about libraries, an area that has seen a great deal of […]

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The Significance of WorldCat.org Linked Data Updates

By   /  June 22, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

As we reported a few days ago, WorldCat.org pages now include schema.org markup. Richard Wallis has provided further insight into this news in a new article.

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