Tag Archive for Karen Coyle

The Future of Libraries, Linked Data and Schema.Org Extensions

  Yesterday The Semantic Link Podcast featured Karen Coyle, a consultant in library technology who’s consulted for esteemed institutions including the Library of Congress. Coyle discussed libraries’ long history with metadata, including with the MARC (machine-readable cataloging) format for nearly 50 years, and of sharing that metadata. That history helps explain why libraries, she said,…

New Webinars and Podcasts in Semantics

On Tuesday, March 15, Karen Coyle will be leading a webinar on Linked Data, Tools and Technologies. According to the description, “This webinar will describe some of the basic data and software standards, as well as demonstrate implementations such as existing registries and vocabularies. Some of the issues for discussion will be data and vocabulary maintenance, the question of data provenance, and techniques for metadata extension.” Coyle was recently honored by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services for her paper, “Understanding the Semantic Web: Bibliographic Data and Metadata.”

Semantics in the Library

Karen Coyle, a librarian and consultant in the field of digital libraries recently won the Outstanding Publication Award from the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). Coyle’s winning paper is entitled “Understanding the Semantic Web: Bibliographic Data and Metadata.”