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Why Librarians Should Embrace Linked Data

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

David Stuart of Research Information recently wrote, “If libraries are to realise the value of the data they have been building and refining over many years, then it is not enough for them to just embrace the web of documents, they must also embrace the web of data.”

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Linked Data for Librarians: BIBFRAME Isn't the Whole Story

By   /  December 13, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Dorothea Salo of Library Journal recently wrote, “American catalogers and systems librarians can be forgiven for thinking that all the linked-data action lies with the BIBFRAME development effort.”

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Researcher Graph Helps Academics, Institutions Understand Works' Influence

By   /  July 18, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The “publish or perish” model of the academic world has pretty much followed the same pattern since the middle of the last century. It’s about a seven-year time-span from the a researcher’s original “ah-ha” moment, to the publishing of her paper, to the point where a critical mass of citations are formally gathered around it, […]

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Universities Failing to Prepare Researchers for Data Management

By   /  April 4, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles  /  No Comments

University Day, 1911

by Angela Guess Steve Kolowich of Inside Higher Ed reports that though the need for data-savvy researchers is only going up, the ability of universities to train data scientists is not. He writes, “The ability to work well with data is understood to be an increasingly crucial skill as universities aim to preserve, sort and […]

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New Semantic Web Book for Librarians

By   /  December 20, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Michael Sauers recently announced, “My next book, co-authored with Robin Fay, has been officially listed on the Neal-Schuman site and is scheduled to be released in the spring of 2012.”

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