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Re: Books identifications

From: Nicolas Chauvat <nicolas.chauvat@logilab.fr>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:49:01 +0200
To: Cyril Otal <cyrilo@bookeen.com>
Cc: "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "public-schemabibex@w3.org" <public-schemabibex@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20150812084901.GA28748@volans.logilab.fr>

On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 02:25:46PM +0200, Cyril Otal wrote:
> Nicolas Chauvat and Jeff Young : I appreciate your answers about
> vocabularies. It's interesting, since it seems to be works to implement them
> in RDF.
> But I want to focus on identifiers (the first step of semantics), because
> even without a Triple store, it would be better to use the right identifiers
> to add more interoperability and prepare the semantic migration.

Have you considered using the identifiers from the BnF (French
national public library) ?

You can use the urls that start with http://data.bnf.fr/
or the ark identifiers.

For "A song of ice and fire", the http identifier is


and the ARK identifier is


as you can guess from the above url or read in the html at


If you want to automate things and find the RDF too verbose, you may
get a simpler JSON representation at

Read http://data.bnf.fr/about for details or ask me your questions.

Nicolas Chauvat

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