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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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Reminder: Call For Proposals: Linked Library Data Interest Group Session at 2017 ALA Annual Conference

  • 1.  Reminder: Call For Proposals: Linked Library Data Interest Group Session at 2017 ALA Annual Conference

    Posted May 11, 2017 07:36 AM

    *Please excuse cross-postings.*

    The ALCTS/LITA Library Linked Data Interest Group (LLD-IG) seeks proposals for its meeting on Saturday, June 24th at 8:30-10:00 AM during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. LLD-IG facilitates active conversation among librarians and information professionals to discuss projects, ideas, and practical use cases related to library linked data. We welcome proposals that offer practical applications of library linked data and encourage audience participation and discussion.

    Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

    • Linked data projects in libraries, museums, archives, and other information communities.

    • Developing tools to support cataloging, organizing, browsing, and discovering resources using linked data. 

    • Developing ontologies or linked data applications. 

    • Collaborative linked data projects among diverse communities.

    • LOD and Administration (linked data from library administrators’ viewpoints)

    Please email proposals to Anne Washington ( and Jee Davis ( by Wednesday, May 17th, 2017. Your proposal should include:

    • Proposal title

    • Proposal description (up to 150 words)

    • Name and position of presenter

    We will notify you by Wednesday, Friday, May 26th, 2017 if your proposal has been accepted. We look forward to hearing from you!

    Best regards, 
    Anne Washington (Co-chair) and Jee Davis (Co-chair)