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LODLAM Training Day at Semantic Technology & Business Conference

by Eric Franzon Among the many exciting activities at the 10th Annual Semantic Technology & Business Conference (#SemTechBiz) is the partnership with the Linked Open Data in Libraries Archives, and Museums (LODLAM) Community. On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, LODLAM will hold a full day of trainings at the SemTechBiz Conference in San Jose, California.  Registration…

Video: Shared Library Data at the ALA Annual 2013

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…

Semantic Video's Banner Year

It’s fair to say that an good idea has finally “arrived” when it has left the realm of the theoretical and has become the foundation of a lot of popular tools, services, and applications. That is surely the case with Semantic Video. Gone are the days when internet video could best be described as a…

Big Data Doesn’t Need to Move Fast to be Sexy

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by Angela Guess James Kobielus of InfoWorld reports, “In the pecking order of big data sexiness, production applications and exploratory data science sandboxes get all the attention. That’s why, if you’re not a big data pro, you’ve probably ignored the critical role of big data in the ‘landing area’ of your data management and analytics…

Linked Data in Libraries

Rachel Frick recently shared her thoughts on the expanding reach of linked data in the library community as part of the latest issue of the Council on Library and Information Resources journal.