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Purpose: Provides a forum for discussion of issues related to Linked Library Data and the role of library metadata in the Semantic web. Goals include: raising awareness of Semantic Web technologies, such as the Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the use of URIs as identifiers within bibliographic descriptions; promoting research on linked data challenges, such as domain modeling and vocabulary selection and design; and informing the ongoing development of existing metadata standards for Libraries, Archives and Cultural Heritage Institutions.

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LITA/ALCTS Linked Library Data IG seeks new co-chair

  • 1.  LITA/ALCTS Linked Library Data IG seeks new co-chair

    Posted Mar 30, 2017 01:00 PM

    Greetings Linked Data enthusiasts,


    The LITA/ALCTS Linked Library Data Interest Group is looking for a new co-chair for 2017-2019. The term will begin after the 2017 ALA Annual Conference and will last for two years. We plan to stagger the appointment of LITA and ALCTS members as co-chairs, so this year we are specifically looking for LITA members interested in this post. Co-chairs are expected to attend both the Midwinter and Annual Conferences, work with their co-chair to arrange programming and manage discussions at ALA conferences, and submit reports of the IG's activities to both LITA and ALCTS leadership.


    Please write directly to the 2016-2018 co-chair, Anne Washington (awashington@uh.edu), if you are interested in being the next co-chair of the LLD IG.