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Re: Fwd: [CODE4LIB] library linked data

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 16:15:57 +0200
Message-ID: <4E25919D.1080200@few.vu.nl>
To: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Thanks for forwarding this, Jodi!
I think he deserves some acknowledgment from our current volunteer for handling comments. He's positive, and, in a way, drawing attention to the fact that people still have some days to comment :-)

Cheers,

Antoine


> Some comments from Eric Lease Morgan, forwarded from Code4Lib:
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Eric Lease Morgan* <emorgan@nd.edu <mailto:emorgan@nd.edu>>
> Date: Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 4:08 PM
> Subject: [CODE4LIB] library linked data
> To: CODE4LIB@listserv.nd.edu <mailto:CODE4LIB@listserv.nd.edu>
>
>
> For the time-challanged, here are a few of my notes taken from the recently published drafts on Library Linked Data (LLD) from the W3C. Stuff well-worth reading:
>
> * DraftReportWithTransclusion - Makes the case for Linked Data in
> libraries. Distinguished between metadata elements, value
> vocabularies, and data sets. Advocated the Semantic Web as a way
> for people to "follow their nose", or, in other words, facilitate
> browse. A cool quote included, "In a sea of RDF triples, no
> developer is an island", and echoed "The best thing to do with
> your data will be thought of by somebody else." Was aptly
> critical of the professions slowness to change, lack of the
> necessary resources, and top-down approach to standards creation.
> Contrasted library metadata as record-based and Web metadata as
> graph based. [1]
>
> * LLD Vocabularies and Datasets - Enumerated various
> library-related metadata element sets, value vocabularies, and
> datasets. In combination, these thing support the creation,
> maintenance, ad use of Library Linked Data (LLD). I was
> pleasantly surprised at the number of items in each enumeration.
> The next step is to put them into practice to a greater degree.
> [2]
>
> * UseCaseReport - Outlined a number of use cased for Library
> Linked Data, including: bibliographic, authority, vocabulary
> alignment, archives, citations, digital objects, collections, and
> social networks. The list of possible use cases was quite long
> demonstrating the great potential usefulness of LLD. [3]
>
> [1] draft report - http://bit.ly/jtPrL0
> [2] vocabularies - http://bit.ly/ksioyK
> [3] use cases - http://bit.ly/m7Lf0A
>
> --
> Eric Lease Morgan
>
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