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Re: Checking "Apply library experience in curation" rec

From: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 18:53:20 -0400
To: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Cc: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110906225320.GB87653@julius>
On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 03:06:41PM -0700, Karen Coyle wrote:
> 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.

+1

Tom


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

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Tom Baker <tom@tombaker.org>
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