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Re: VIAF SPARQL Endpoint

From: Dimitris Kontokostas <kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 01:12:28 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+u4+a2EOD4a+TBU5t5nV_njYEnS2qu4cA_0sFVFj7X4w5rOuA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Young,Jeff (OR)" <jyoung@oclc.org>
Cc: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Thank you Jeff,

Maybe Hugh can help here.
He already has the links and has used the repo before.

Best,
Dimitris


On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 7:46 PM, Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org> wrote:

> I believe there is a mechanism to push/pull VIAF links into Wikipedia. I
> don’t know if those are then available downstream for processes like
> DBpedia extraction.****
>
> ** **
>
> Jeff****
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* Dimitris Kontokostas [mailto:kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de]
>
> *Sent:* Saturday, March 23, 2013 7:03 AM
> *To:* Young,Jeff (OR)
> *Cc:* Hugh Glaser; Linked Data community
>
> *Subject:* Re: VIAF SPARQL Endpoint****
>
> ** **
>
> Thank you all for your replies,****
>
> I wanted a SPARQL endpoint mainly for linking purposes. However, since the
> DBpedia links are already there, it would be nice to have them at DBpedia
> too.****
>
>
> DBpedia already has a dedicated repo for external links [1]. It would be
> great if you could make a pull request and have them included in the next
> static release.****
>
> Best,****
>
> Dimitris****
>
>
> [1] https://github.com/dbpedia/dbpedia-links****
>
> ** **
>
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org> wrote:*
> ***
>
> We don't have a SPARQL endpoint available, but the data is available
> under the ODC-By license: http://opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/1.0/
>
> The VoID dataset description provides additional details:
>
> http://viaf.org/viaf/data
>
> In particular, note the cc:useGuidelines which has a clause for "special
> cases":
>
> http://viaf.org/viaf/data/#norms
>
> Further details can be found on our Data licenses and attribution page:
>
> https://www.oclc.org/data/attribution.en.html
>
> Jeff****
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hugh Glaser [mailto:hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 7:56 AM
> To: Dimitris Kontokostas
> Cc: Linked Data community
> Subject: Re: VIAF SPARQL Endpoint
>
> Ah, you have asked the Open World question :-) So you are unlikely to
> get a "no" answer.
>
> I think it is unlikely - OCLC have been rumoured to be rather litigious
> in the past about people republishing their data.
> So people I know have been careful about using it in any way that
> implies republishing.
>
> I'm not sure what you want, but if it is linkage you are after, they
> have been very cooperative, and have sent me their sameAs data.
> It is available in its own store at http://sameas.org/store/viaf/ It is
> also in the main sameAs store (where it links to non-VIAF data), for
> example:
> http://sameas.org/html?uri=http://dbpedia.org/resource/August_Wilhelm_Zu
> mpt will give all the VIAF URIs for the dbpedia resource.
>
> Best
> Hugh
>
> On 20 Mar 2013, at 10:07, Dimitris Kontokostas
> <kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > VIAF [1]  already serves Link Data [1] but I was wondering if there is
> a public SPARQL endpoint for that.
> > Maybe hosted elsewhere?
> >
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Dimitris
> >
> > [1] http://viaf.org/viaf/data/
> > [2] http://viaf.org/viaf/7524651/
> >
> > --
> > Dimitris Kontokostas
> > Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig Research Group:
> > http://aksw.org Homepage:http://aksw.org/DimitrisKontokostas
>
>
>
>
> ****
>
>
>
>
> --
> Kontokostas Dimitris ****
>



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Dimitris Kontokostas
Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
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