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OCLC Research Update

OCLC Research Update (video)

By Rachel Frick, Kendra Morgan, Karen Smith-Yoshimura

ALA Midwinter
Philadelphia, PA, USA

In this session, OCLC staff highlighted recent examples of OCLC Research’s collaborative initiatives, presented on a multi-sector collaboration with public libraries in response to the opioid epidemic and discussed OCLC’s current initiatives around operationalizing linked data.

Topics: Opioid Crisis, Linked Data, Research Library Partnership

From Authorities to Identifiers—Bridging the Silos

From Authorities to Identifiers—Bridging the Silos

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura

OCLC Research Mini-Symposium
Barcelona, Spain

In this keynote presentation, Karen Smith-Yoshimura explains how library practices are shifting from authority control to using identifiers and how identifiers can disambiguate and control names more expeditiously and make library data more web friendly. She notes the emergence of identity hubs to address identity management across domains, aggregating names from different types of resources.

Topics: Linked Data

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support (video)

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura and Xiaoli Li

This webinar highlights some key lessons from our experiences in the OCLC Research’s Linked Data Wikibase Prototype (“Project Passage”) regarding Wikidata’s multilingual support. It focuses on two case studies from the upcoming report on the pilot: Chinese descriptions and representing works and their associated translations.

Topics: Linked Data, Research Library Partnership, Wikimedia, Works in Progress

Taking Advantage of Multilingualism Support in Wikidata

Taking Advantage of Multilingualism Support in Wikidata

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura and Xiaioli Li

LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries
Boston, MA (USA)

View highlights of some key lessons from the OCLC Research Linked Data Wikibase Prototype (“Project Passage”) regarding Wikidata’s multilingualism support.

Topics: Wikimedia, Linked Data

Leading the 21st Century Research Library

Leading the 21st Century Research Library

By Rachel Frick, Rebecca Bryant, Annette Dortmund, Karen Smith-Yoshimura, and Titia van der Werf

Research Library Partners Satellite Workshop
Marseille (France)

Program officers and researchers share recent OCLC Research into European practices related to linked data, research data management, persistent identifiers, open access, and research information management.

Topics: Research Library Partnership, Linked Data, Research Data Management, Research Information Management, Open Access

OCLC Research Update: Emerging Trends

OCLC Research Update: Emerging Trends

By Lynn Silipigni-Connaway, Betha Gutsche, and Karen Smith-Yoshimura

ALA Midwinter
Seattle, WA (USA)

Lynn Silipigni Connaway provides overviews of several active projects, Karen Smith-Yoshimura presents emerging trends in linked data that were revealed in a recent survey, and Betha Gutsche shares the inspirational transformations that small public libraries made to their libraries as part of an IMLS grant-funded project. Watch a recording of the update on YouTube.

Topics: Linked Data, WebJunction

Linked Data Implementations—Who, What, Why?

Linked Data Implementations—Who, What, Why?

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura

Semantic Web in Libraries (SWIB18)
Bonn (Germany)

Smith-Yoshimura delves into results from the 2018 International Linked Data Survey for Implementers, compares results to previous surveys, and provides insights into what libraries are doing in linked data.

Topics: Linked Data