VIAF Workshop: strengthen your project with trustworthy data
The aim of this workshop is to increase participant awareness and knowledge of current, possible roles and uses of VIAF in the international data exchange ecosystem.
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VIAF is regarded as a threshold into the World Wide Web for library authority data. VIAF allows authority data to be used by projects not necessarily focused on the library community and to be enriched and consolidated by these projects. So, VIAF becomes the common factor of and a hub for different projects for various uses and allows these projects to be interoperable, which is very important in a linked data-oriented perspective.
VIAF has been launched as a research project as well as a tool useful for cataloguing. Nowadays, the research aspect remains a main issue for VIAF, which is implemented by VIAF itself or by various projects around it; but the possible VIAF data uses have been increasingly widened. Consequently, the workshop is focused on the topic of roles of authority data, e.g. trustworthy data, with the background of dynamic data, coming in and out of the library world.
(Powerpoint, 1.4 MB / 14 slides)
Thom Hickey presents the current state of VIAF at the OCLC EMEA Regional Council Annual Meeting in Strasbourg, France.
Governance and Orientations for VIAF in the Future
(Powerpoint, 1.1 MB / 8 slides)
Presented by Vincent Boulet - VIAF Council Chair, BnF
Archival Identity Description and Control: Social Networks and Archival Context and a National Archival Cooperative Program
(Powerpoint, 19.1 NB / slides)
Presented by Daniel Pitti, SNAC Project Director, Assoc Director of Institute for Advanced Technologies in the Humanities
ISNI International Standard Name Identifier
(Powerpoint, 1.9 MB / 12 slides)
Presented by Janifer Gatenby, EMEA Program Manager Metadata, OCLC and Pauline Chougnet, BnF, ISNI Quality Team
VIAF Data in Wikipedia and Wikidata
(Powerpoint, 1.5 MB / 44 slides)
Max Klein, OCLC's Wikipedian in residence, discusses VIAF in Wikipedia and Wikidata.
VIAF Partners: Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)
(Powerpoint, 1009 KB / 11 slides)
Presented by Pauline Chougnet, Authority Data Expert in charge of ISNI
VIAF Partners: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DNB)
(Powerpoint, 3 MB / 13 slides)
Presented by Barbara Pfeifer, Authority Data Expert
Workshop conclusion given by Vincent Boulet
25 February 2013
25 February 2013
Palais des Congrès