Tag Archive for schema.org

New Opps For Libraries And Vendors Open Up In BIBFRAME Transition

by Jennifer Zaino Opportunities are opening up in the library sector, both for the institutions themselves and providers whose solutions and services can expand in that direction. These vistas will be explored in a session hosted by Kevin Ford, digital project coordinator at the Library of Congress at next week’s Semantic Technology & Business conference…

Drupal Deepens Semantic Web Ties

by Jennifer Zaino Among the mainstream content management systems, you could make the case that Drupal was the first open source semantic CMS out there. At next week’s Semantic Technology and Business Conference, software engineer Stéphane Corlosquet of Acquia, which provides enterprise-level services around Drupal, and Bock & Co. principal Geoffrey Bock will discuss in…

Building The Scientific Knowledge Graph

by Jennifer Zaino Standard Analytics, which was a participant at the recent TechStars event in New York City, has a big goal on its mind: To organize the world’s scientific information by building a complete scientific knowledge graph. The company’s co-founders, Tiffany Bogich and Sebastien Ballesteros,came to the conclusion that someone had to take on…

Schema.org Introduces Concept of Role

by Eric Franzon In a post yesterday at the official schema.org blog, Vicki Tardif Holland (Google) and Jason Johnson (Microsoft) have announced that schema.org has created a way to more richly describe relationships between entities in structured markup. The addition of the “Role” schema allows for the description of more complex relationships than were previously…

Structured Data In The Spotlight At The New York Times

by Jennifer Zaino In the winter of 2012, The New York Times began its implementation of the schema.org compatible version of rNews, a standard for embedding machine-readable publishing metadata into HTML documents, to improve the quality and appearance of its search results, as well as generate more traffic through algorithmically generated links. The semantic markup…

Content Rules In Search Engine Optimization

by Jennifer Zaino A couple of weeks back The Semantic Web Blog reported on research from SEO optimization vendor Searchmetrics about the virtues of semantic markup. Now the 2014 Content Search Marketers Survey, which recently came out from enterprise SEO platform vendor Brightedge, adds some more interesting statistics to show about what matters to optimized…

MindMeld Makes Context Count In Search

by Jennifer Zaino MindMeld – you may know the term best from StarTrek and those fun-loving Vulcan practices. But it lives too at Expect Labs, as an app that listens to and understands conversations and finds relevant information within them, and as an API that lets developers create apps that leverage contextually-driven search and discovery…

Schema.org Takes Action

by Jennifer Zaino This week saw schema.org introduce vocabulary that enables websites to describe the actions they enable and how these actions can be invoked, in the hope that these additions will help unleash new categories of applications, according to a new post by Dan Brickley. This represents an expansion of the vocabulary’s focus point…