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Re: Linked Library Data @ ALA Midwinter - for Thursday's call?

From: Thomas Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 21:35:54 -0500
To: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110112023554.GA1492@octavius>
Hi Karen,

Would you like to briefly report on this event in Thursday's 
call?  It would also be interesting to hear about the LITA/ALCTS
IG in the works.

Tom


On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 03:39:39PM -0500, Corey Harper wrote:
> ** With apologies for cross-posting **
> 
> Linked Library Data @ ALA Midwinter
> Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, 10:30-Noon
> Marriott, Del Mar Room
> 
> This meeting will build on sessions from ALA 2010 Annual [1] and
> DC-2010 in Pittsburgh [2], though content will not assume attendees
> were at either session. An ongoing LITA/ALCTS Linked Library Data
> Interest Group is in the works, and attendees will be able to shape
> the direction of that group and its activities.[3] [4]
> 
> Specific agenda topics will be driven by attendee interest. Some
> possible questions that can be discussed are:
> 
> - What library system functions can be enhanced by linked data?
> - What role can library vendors play in an environment with open linking?
> - For those working on linked data projects, what are the main
> challenges you are facing?
> - Where can we coordinate activities to make it easier to create links?
> - What tools and communication channels could ease the burden of
> producing or working with linked data?
> - What role can we play in influencing standards development to
> support the linked data environment?
> 
> Corey Harper, Co-Chair
> Karen Coyle, Co-Chair
> 
> [1]http://kcoyle.net/lld-ala/lld-ala.html
> [2]http://kcoyle.net/lld-ala/pittsburgh2010.html
> [3]Function Statement (Draft): To provide a forum for discussion of
> issues related to Linked Library Data and the role of library
> metadata in the Semantic Web. Goals include: raising awareness of
> Semantic Web technologies, such as the Resource Description
> Framework (RDF) and the use of URIs as identifiers within
> bibliographic descriptions; promoting research on linked data
> challenges, such as domain modeling and vocabulary selection and
> design; and informing the ongoing development of existing metadata
> standards for Libraries, Archives and Cultural Heritage
> Institutions.
> [4]Some further reading linked from: http://kcoyle.net/lld-ala/
> 
> -- 
> Corey A Harper
> Metadata Services Librarian
> New York University Libraries
> 20 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor
> New York, NY 10003-7112
> 212.998.2479
> corey.harper@nyu.edu

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Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
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