Category Archives: linked data

NISO Information Standard Quarterley on Linked Data

The NISO publication, Information Standards Quarterly, Spring/Summer 2012, is dedicated to Linked Data in Libraries, Archives and Museums. It includes an article on the Linking Lives project. The article can be found at http://www.niso.org/publications/isq/2012/v24no2-3/stevenson/ It includes sections on: the background … Continue reading

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URIs, identity, aliases & "consolidation"

Jane has written a few posts recently on our efforts to improve the stability of URIs used for pages about archival resources on the “live” Archives Hub service, and as far as possible we’ll be trying to reflect the changes … Continue reading

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GLAM Rocks! – Libraries, Media & The Semantic Web hosted by the BBC

I had the very great pleasure of speaking at the ‘Libraries, Media & The Semantic Web’ event hosted by the BBC Academy last Wednesday, along with folks from the New York Times, the BBC, Google in the guise of Schema.org, … Continue reading

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From EAD to Linked Data: Talk at UCL

Last Friday, at the invitation of Jenny Bunn, I visited UCL to talk to some of her postgrad students on the MA course in Archives and Record Management about Linked Data in general and the experiences of the LOCAH and … Continue reading

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Do not underestimate cleaning your data!

In Linked Open Data: The Essentials (Bauer, Kaltenbock) The first steps given for publishing your content as LOD are: 1. Analyse your data 2. Clean your data 3. Model your data …and it goes on to very helpfully summarise the … Continue reading

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Archives & Linked Data Meetup

With the various Linked Data projects that are happening around Linked Data in archives, I thought the time seemed right to get together and share what we have done, what we think and what we see as the challenges around … Continue reading

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