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ISSUE-213: SKOS Implementation: LCSH

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Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 07:23:14 -0400 (EDT)
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ISSUE-213: SKOS Implementation: LCSH

http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/213

Raised by: Sean Bechhofer
On product: SKOS

Described in: [
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2009Apr/0116.html ] 

(hopefully it's not too late to sneak this in ... the service just
went live today)

* Vocabulary Title

  Library of Congress Subject Headings

* Name of Organization Responsible for Implementation

  The Library of Congress, USA

* SKOS Constructs used

  skos:Concept
  skos:ConceptScheme
  skos:prefLabel
  skos:altLabel
  skos:example
  skos:editorialNote
  skos:scopeNote
  skos:changeNote
  skos:historyNote
  skos:definition
  skos:broader
  skos:narrower
  skos:related
  skos:closeMatch
  skos:inScheme

* URLs

  http://id.loc.gov/authorities
  http://id.loc.gov/authorities/download/xml
  http://id.loc.gov/authorities/download/ntriples

* Other Details:

   LCSH has been actively maintained since 1898 to catalog materials
   held at the Library of Congress. By virtue of cooperative cataloging
   other libraries around the United States also use LCSH to provide
   subject access to their collections. In addition LCSH is used
   internationally, often in translation.

   2,600,937 triples
   309,408 concepts
   72,376 skos:closeMatch links to RAMEAU SKOS Vocabulary
   13 concept schemes

* Contacts
   Clay Redding <cred@loc.gov>
   Ed Summers <edsu@loc.gov>
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