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FW: W3C Launches Library Linked Data Incubator Group

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 23:20:10 +0100
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To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
CC: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>, "Emmanuelle.Bermes@bnf.fr" <Emmanuelle.Bermes@bnf.fr>
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21 May 2010

W3C is pleased to announce the creation of the Library Linked Data Incubator Group [1], whose mission is to help increase global interoperability of library data on the Web, by bringing together people involved in Semantic Web activities - focusing on Linked Data - in the library community and beyond, building on existing initiatives, and identifying collaboration tracks for the future. The following W3C Members have sponsored the charter [2] for this group: Helsinki University of Technology, DERI Galway, Competence Centre for Interoperable Metadata (KIM), Library of Congress, Los Alamos National Laboratory, MIMOS, OCLC, Talis, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Read more about the Incubator Activity [3], an initiative to foster development of emerging Web-related technologies. Incubator Activity work is not on the W3C standards track but in many cases serves as a starting point for a future Working Group.

[1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/
[2] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/charter
[3] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/
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