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Re: Checking "Apply library experience in curation" rec

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2011 15:06:41 -0700
Message-ID: <20110906150641.99751u7eamma3n1t@kcoyle.net>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
I find "immensely" to be over-stated. I'd prefer "could enrich  
resource descriptions" -- since it's not yet determined what that  
enrichment would be.

kc


Quoting Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>:

> Hi,
>
> I've done a couple of changes to the last recommendation:
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Draft_recommendations_page_take2&diff=6251&oldid=6249
> - a reference to the LD cloud
> - remove "cultural" from "cultural mission" (I find it read a bit  
> too specific here).
>
> The main issue is with the last sentences:
> "By curating and maintaining datasets, libraries can reap the  
> benefits of opening their data for value-added contributions from  
> other communities. Data from biographers or genealogists, for  
> example, would immensely enrich resource descriptions in areas to  
> which librarians traditionally do not themselves attend, greatly  
> improving the possibilities for discovering and navigating their  
> collections."
>
> I'm not sure to understand the relation with the previous part of  
> the paragraph. Is the idea that librarians would curate their  
> datasets themselves by adding new links to other datasets, such as  
> the biography datasets mentioned in the last sentence? If yes, then  
> I think this would require some more explanation, like:
> "By curating and maintaining datasets as truly linkable objects,  
> libraries can reap the benefits of opening their data for  
> value-added contributions from other communities. Adding links to  
> data from biographers or genealogists, for example, would immensely  
> enrich library resource descriptions in areas to which librarians  
> traditionally do not themselves attend, greatly improving the  
> possibilities for discovering and navigating their collections."
>
> Antoine
>
>



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