Sample Code for Linked Data in WorldCat.org
Yes yes, I know...you've heard it all already. But just in case anyone has been trapped under a rock the past couple of days:
Yeah! Feels good. And Dewey has even more than they did before, too, at dewey.info.
OCLC's technology evangelist and Linked Data guru, Richard Wallis, gave a succinct summary of what it means for us as a library community and the implications.
What you might be looking for, after all the reading about it...is some sample code to see what's under the hood at WorldCat.org? Absolutely. That, together with a list of known issues that we're working on, to make sure the Schema.org work does what it's meant to do.
Karen was part of a preconference presentation today, called "Creating Library Linked Data: What Catalogers and Coders Can Build," sponsored by the LITA/ALCTS Linked Library Data Interest Group. Her slides are linked, above.
Look forward to hearing more of your comments and ideas about OCLC's implementation of Linked Data in WorldCat.org in one of two places:
Happy linking. And be sure to tune into the OCLC Americas Member Meeting and Symposium today, either in person or via Webcast.