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AW: WG: RDF representation of the personal name authorities in the BIBSYS authority file (Norway)

From: Svensson, Lars <L.Svensson@dnb.de>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:49:35 +0200
Message-ID: <6DA97EFF2763174B8BDC409CA19729840D342E79@dbf-ex.AD.DDB.DE>
To: "Neubert Joachim" <J.Neubert@zbw.eu>, <public-lld@w3.org>
Cc: <support@bibsys.no>
> Great to see this happen 

Indeed, and considering the discussion about persons as persons vs. persons as concepts (Michelle Obama comes to mind...) I found it interesting that they choose to use foaf:Person but rely on skos:altLabel for variant names. The links to VIAF are great, too!

All the best,

Lars



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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: public-lld-request@w3.org [mailto:public-lld-request@w3.org] Im
> Auftrag von Neubert Joachim
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 27. März 2011 21:55
> An: public-lld@w3.org
> Cc: support@bibsys.no
> Betreff: [Spam-Wahrscheinlichkeit=60]WG: RDF representation of the
> personal name authorities in the BIBSYS authority file (Norway)
> 
> Exciting to learn that a Norwegian personal name authority file with
> 1.5 million persons has been published at  http://data.bibsys.no/data/.
> 
> 
> 
> "The data was created by a joint project between BIBSYS
> <http://www.bibsys.no/english/pages/about_us/index.php>  and NTNU
> University Library <http://www.ntnu.edu/ub/about>  with funding from
> ABM-Utvikling (the Norwegian Archive, Library and Museums authority)."
> (from the website. I didn't find any policy statement about the status
> of the service or licensing issues - maybe it's somewhere, in
> Norwegian). They offer a SPARQL endpoint and buld download. owl:sameAs
> links are offered to VIAF, German GND and DBpedia.
> 
> 
> 
> Great to see this happen - Joachim
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> 
> Von: General DCMI discussion list [mailto:DC-GENERAL@JISCMAIL.AC.UK] Im
> Auftrag von Makx Dekkers
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 10. März 2011 14:21
> An: DC-GENERAL@JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> Betreff: RDF representation of the personal name authorities in the
> BIBSYS authority file
> 
> 
> 
> The RDF representation of the personal name authorities in the BIBSYS
> authority file, available at http://data.bibsys.no/data/ uses Dublin
> Core, FOAF and SKOS properties, with sameAs links to VIAF, the Virtual
> International Authority File, http://viaf.org/.
> 
> 
> 
> 
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