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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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Stanford Libraries Recognize France & Spain for International Innovation

By   /  March 4, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Cynthia Haven of Stanford News reports, “The first winners of the Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries are the Bibliothèque nationale de France (National Library of France) and the Miguel de Cervantes Digital Library in Spain.”

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Semantic Tech & Other Advances Moving Libraries Forward

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

Ellyssa Kroski of American Libraries Magazine recently shared a list of ten technology initiatives that can improve libraries.

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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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Video: Linked Data for Libraries

By   /  August 8, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The OCLC has created a video entitled Linked Data for Libraries.

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

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Dewey Decimal Classifications Now Available as LinkedData – Dewey.info

By   /  June 19, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Michael Danzer reports that a new dataset has been added to dewey.info.

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Linked Data, Libraries, and Telescopes

By   /  March 19, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Richard Wallis recently commented on the incorporation of linked data and linked open data at libraries.

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The Semantic Link – Episode 8, July 2011

By   /  July 19, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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 […]

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