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Re: Books identifications

From: Richard Light <richard@light.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:48:13 +0100
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <55C9FD1D.8090807@light.demon.co.uk>

Laura,

A depressing but I'm sure realistic assessment.  To what extent can Open 
Library [1] help with this challenge?

Richard

[1] http://openlibrary.org/

On 11/08/2015 14:25, LAURA DAWSON wrote:
> There is currently no authoritative global database of all books
> published. The publishing industry itself can be quite against
> authoritativeness, which makes it difficult to bring into the 21st
> century.:)  Getting to a stage where we have a canonical URI for a book is
> going to take years.

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*Richard Light*
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