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Re: W3C working group on bibliographic data and semantic web - details please

From: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 13:25:53 +0100
Cc: Eric Miller <em@w3.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, HCLS IG <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, Carole Goble <carole.goble@manchester.ac.uk>, Geoffrey Bilder <gbilder@crossref.org>, barend.mons@nbic.nl, Tim Clark <tim_clark@harvard.edu>, dshr@stanford.edu, em@w3.org, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org, timbl@w3.org, Allen, Bradley P (ELS-SDG) <B.Allen@elsevier.com>, Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
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To: David Shotton <david.shotton@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Hi David (& all),

Yes, there has been discussion about forming a Library Linked Data _Incubator Group_. See the Sem-lib archives [1] and a draft charter [2]. I'm not aware of an official timeline for this becoming an official W3C incubator group. Anyone know?

[1] http://mailman.few.vu.nl/pipermail/sem-lib/
[2] https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0ByIYvKRGoL91MDQ4YTIwOWUtMmIwYy00MzM2LTgyNDMtNTE5MzZmMjQ2ZDY2&sort=name&layout=list&num=50

On Apr 7, 2010, at 9:15 PM, David Shotton wrote:

> Can anyone please confirm this rumour and provide details?
> "The rumor mill tells us that the World Wide Web consortium is forming a working group on library bibliographic data and the semantic web, with at least one of its goals to help libraries participate in the Linked Open Data movement and become better integrated with other data on the web." 
> Many thanks, 
> David
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