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Re: ANN: Nature Publishing Group Linked Data Platform

From: Joanne Luciano <jluciano@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 07:32:13 -0400
Message-Id: <8D3FE4F3-7966-4784-932A-3C54D6EC064B@rpi.edu>
Cc: HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
To: "M. Scott Marshall" <mscottmarshall@gmail.com>
Totally cool.

Joanne

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On Apr 5, 2012, at 6:00 AM, "M. Scott Marshall" <mscottmarshall@gmail.com> wrote:

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "Hammond, Tony" <t.hammond@nature.com>
> Date: Apr 5, 2012 11:21 AM
> Subject: ANN: Nature Publishing Group Linked Data Platform
> To: <public-lod@w3.org>, <semantic-web@w3.org>
> 
> ** Apologies for cross-posting **
> 
> Hi:
> 
> We just wanted to share this news from yesterday's NPG press release [1]:
> 
>    "Nature Publishing Group (NPG) today is pleased to join the linked data
> community by opening up access to its publication data via a linked data
> platform. NPG's Linked Data Platform is available at http://data.nature.com.
> 
>    The platform includes more than 20 million Resource Description
> Framework (RDF) statements, including primary metadata for more than 450,000
> articles published by NPG since 1869. In this first release, the datasets
> include basic citation information (title, author, publication date, etc) as
> well as NPG specific ontologies. These datasets are being released under an
> open metadata license, Creative Commons Zero (CC0), which permits maximal
> use/re-use of this data.
> 
>    NPG's platform allows for easy querying, exploration and extraction of
> data and relationships about articles, contributors, publications, and
> subjects. Users can run web-standard SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language
> (SPARQL) queries to obtain and manipulate data stored as RDF. The platform
> uses standard vocabularies such as Dublin Core, FOAF, PRISM, BIBO and OWL,
> and the data is integrated with existing public datasets including CrossRef
> and PubMed.
> 
>    More information about NPG's Linked Data Platform is available at
> http://developers.nature.com/docs. Sample queries can be found at
> http://data.nature.com/query. "
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Tony
> 
> [1] http://www.nature.com/press_releases/linkeddata.html
> 
> 
> 
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