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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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  • 1.  27 October Event -- OCLC and Linked Data: An update on infrastructure testing and linked data quality

    Posted Oct 21, 2021 02:41 PM

    Please join us on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 at 1:00 pm EDT (UTC -4) for our next virtual meeting highlighting OCLC's recent linked data work and the impact it will have on the library community. During this 1-hour meeting, you will hear from NYU's Charlene Chou along with OCLC experts Anne Washington and Laura Ramsey as they share insights into OCLC's Shared entity management infrastructure project.    

    • Anne Washington, OCLC Product Analyst, will begin with:
      • Latest project updates   
      • What we learned from recent testing
      • Outcomes from OCLC's data workshops 
    • Laura Ramsey, OCLC Sr. Metadata Operations Manager, will follow with: 
      • An overview of our quality composite work
      • Insights into OCLC quality scores
    • Charlene Chou, NYU Head, Knowledge Access, will conclude with:
      • Challenges that NYU hopes to address with linked data technologies 
      • Observations from recently concluded testing
      • Perspectives on OCLC's data modeling
      • Skills and competencies that will be important to metadata workers

    These presentations will be followed by questions and answers as time permits, and please know that this session will be recorded and shared with all session registrants.

    We hope you can join us! 

    Register now



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    Anne Washington
    Product Analyst
    OCLC
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  • 2.  RE: 27 October Event -- OCLC and Linked Data: An update on infrastructure testing and linked data quality

    Posted Nov 05, 2021 02:42 PM
    Hoping the recording of this will be posted soon

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    Laura Akerman
    Product Manager
    Emory University
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  • 3.  RE: 27 October Event -- OCLC and Linked Data: An update on infrastructure testing and linked data quality

    Posted Nov 08, 2021 09:42 AM
    Great timing, @Laura Ackerman!

    The link to the recording and slides have now been posted!

    Please visit: https://www.oclc.org/en/events/2021/OCLC_and_Linked_Data-An_update_on_infrastructure_testing_and_linked_data_quality.html

    Let me know if you have any questions.



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    Anne Washington
    Product Analyst
    OCLC
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