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RE: AW: [Spam-Wahrscheinlichkeit=45]Re: vocabs, metadata set, datasets

From: Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 10:46:14 -0500
Message-ID: <52E301F960B30049ADEFBCCF1CCAEF590B168477@OAEXCH4SERVER.oa.oclc.org>
To: "Karen Coyle" <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>, "Svensson, Lars" <L.Svensson@dnb.de>
Cc: <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
VIAF has Linked Data for some publishers. For example:

http://viaf.org/viaf/129138489
http://viaf.org/viaf/134443168
http://viaf.org/viaf/153153594

VIAF treats these as rdaEnt:CorporateBody/foaf:Organization. In
principle, though, any agent can publish something.

Jeff

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-xg-lld-request@w3.org [mailto:public-xg-lld-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Karen Coyle
> Sent: Monday, January 24, 2011 8:06 AM
> To: Svensson, Lars
> Cc: public-xg-lld@w3.org
> Subject: Re: AW: [Spam-Wahrscheinlichkeit=45]Re: vocabs, metadata set,
> datasets
> 
> Quoting "Svensson, Lars" <L.Svensson@dnb.de>:
> 
> 
> >
> > I think it's an excellent idea to have publishers as first class
> > entities (they really are a subset of corporate bodies, right?).
When
> we
> > use RDA in the SemWeb way we'll have the possibility to link
> publisher
> > to a corporate body, or am I mistaken?
> >
> > All the best,
> >
> > Lars
> >
> >
> 
> It is a good idea, but it may not be easy. Publishers (especially
> lately) go through a lot of changes -- being bought and sold,
> combining and separating. So the problem is less with the data format
> than in deciding which corporate body should be associated with a
> publication. Making this determination would be extra effort for the
> person creating the metadata. And it doesn't exist for the legacy
> data. That's the rub!
> 
> kc
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> Karen Coyle
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