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Re: Linked Data re Non-Profits and NGO's. Have data, need vocabulary.

From: Peter Ansell <ansell.peter@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 09:31:02 +1000
Message-ID: <a1be7e0e0806261631ycd3ac96r957ea8d06224f146@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Bob Wyman" <bob@wyman.us>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org

I am not sure how it would work for your organisations, but US
companies have some Linked data from this source [1].

Cheers,

Peter

[1] http://rdfabout.com/demo/sec/

2008/6/27 Bob Wyman <bob@wyman.us>:
> I would like to make available as Linked Data several databases describing
> several million non-profits, NGO's and foundations. The data includes things
> like name of organization, address, budget, source of funds, major programs,
> key personnel, relationships to other organizations, area of expertise, etc.
>
> What I don't have is an RDF vocabulary with which to describe these things.
> While I could define one myself, I would like to base my work on existing
> standards," or common practice, however, seemingly endless digging through
> the web indicates that there aren't any obvious "standards" for describing
> even basic things like address in RDF. Perhaps, I'm looking in the wrong
> places...
>
> Ideally, I would find some well formed vocabulary for a "Business
> Description" that I could use or adapt. I would appreciate it if anyone
> could give me pointers to either such a well worked vocabulary or at least
> to smaller vocabularies for things like address that I could use in
> composing a vocabulary with which to publish this data. Can you help?
>
> bob wyman
>
>
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