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Library Linked Data XG Final Report published; XG closed

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 15:12:50 +0200
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Cc: member-xg-lld@w3.org, public-xg-lld@w3.org, public-lld@w3.org
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Dear Advisory Committee Representative,

I'm pleased to announce publication of:

     Library Linked Data Incubator Group Final Report

     Library Linked Data Incubator Group: Use Cases

     Library Linked Data Incubator Group: Datasets, Value Vocabularies, and  
Metadata Element Sets

The mission of the Library Linked Data Incubator Group was to help  
increase the
global interoperability of library data on the Web by focusing on the  
role of Linked Data technologies.

In its final report, the group characterized the current state of library  
management, outlined the potential benefits of publishing library data as
Linked Data, and formulated next-step recommendations for library standards
bodies, data and systems designers, librarians and archivists, and library

The main report of the group is supplemented by two more detailed reports.
"Use Cases" describes library applications which showcase the benefits of
adopting Semantic Web standards and Linked Data principles to publish  
assets such as bibliographic data, concept schemes, and authority files.
"Datasets, Value Vocabularies, and Metadata Element Sets" provides a  
of key resources available for creating library Linked Data today.

Several working documents of the group have been moved to W3C's Semantic  
wiki [1], and discussion will continue on the public-lld mailing list [2]  
both of which are open to participation by all interested members of the

Congratulations to the XG. With this publications, the Library Linked Data
Incubator Group is now closed.

[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/wiki/LLD
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lld/

Coralie Mercier, Incubator Activity Lead

   Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
      W3C/ERCIM - B219 - 2004, rte des lucioles - 06410 Biot - FR
mailto:coralie@w3.org +33492387590 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
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