Tag Archive for libraries

OCLC Announcement: WorldCat.org Meets Schema.org (and hints of more to come)

OCLC has announced that WorldCat.org pages now include schema.org descriptive mark-up. Created over the last four decades with the participation of thousands of member libraries, WorldCat is the world’s largest online registry of library collections. As the official press release states, “WorldCat.org now offers the largest set of linked bibliographic data on the Web. With…

The Semantic Link – Episode 8, July 2011

On Monday, July 18, a group of Semantic thought leaders from around the globe met with their host and colleague, Paul Miller, for the eighth installment of the Semantic Link, a monthly podcast covering the world of Semantic Technologies. This episode includes a discussion about Google+, the recent Open Data Challenge in Europe, the British…

#SemTechBiz Keynote: Semantic Technology at The Library of Congress

Laura Campbell, CIO of the Library of Congress, spoke at the recent SemTech Conference about how the world’s largest library leverages semantic technology to help manage the vast resources of the LoC. The Library of Congress is “more than just a library,” said Campbell, pointing out that the LoC has “the Congressional Research Service, the…