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ISSUE-204: SKOS Implementation: Schools Online Thesaurus (ScOT)

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ISSUE-204: SKOS Implementation: Schools Online Thesaurus (ScOT)

http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/204

Raised by: Sean Bechhofer
On product: SKOS

Described in: [
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2009Apr/0085.html ]

SKOS VOCABULARY IMPLEMENTATION
Schools Online Thesaurus (ScOT)
 
The Schools Online Thesaurus (ScOT) provides a controlled vocabulary of terms
used in Australian and New Zealand schools. It encompasses all subject areas as
well as terms describing educational and administrative processes. The thesaurus
links non-preferred terms to curriculum terms. It also relates terms in a
browsable structure.
 
Project website: http://scot.curriculum.edu.au
Size: Over 10 000 terms
Established: 2002
 
Publisher:  Curriculum Corporation, Melbourne, Australia
 
Contacts: Steve Sunter & Les Kneebone scot@curriculum.edu.au
 
 
SKOS constructs used:
    Concept
    topConceptOf
 
    prefLabel
    altLabel
    hiddenLabel
 
    changeNote
    historyNote
 
    broader
    narrower
    related
 
Language: English
[Currently testing multilingual support]
 
All concepts are displayed in sentence case.  For example:
·         Frill necked lizards
·         After-school care
·         Business and enterprise
 
Plan to later map between vocabularies.
 
Entire SKOS file (RDF/XML) can be downloaded in ..zip format (227K)
[Publicly available – requires registration]
 
 
WEB SERVICE
Machine-centred Web service including test facility for human use.
Uses SOAP protocol. Can query data by identifier, concept labels, top concept or
date range.
Default data output format is SKOS RDF/XML.
 
http://scotws.curriculum.edu.au:8080/ScotWs/
[Publicly available – requires registration]
 
SOFTWARE – Cataloguing tool
Human-centred search tool. Executes user queries via SKOS Web service. Read only.
http://scot.curriculum.edu.au
[Publicly available – requires registration]
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