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Re: SKOS Implementation : LCSH

From: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 12:25:54 +0100
Message-Id: <AB973FBF-2365-4A4A-9B2D-DAB8AA73FE42@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
To: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>

Ed

Thanks for your input. We are using the SKOS issue tracker to manage  
implementation
experience, and this has been logged in the SKOS Issue tracker as
[ISSUE-213].

	Sean

On 30 Apr 2009, at 22:18, Ed Summers wrote:

> (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>
>

--
Sean Bechhofer
School of Computer Science
University of Manchester
sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk
http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/people/bechhofer
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