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.
File: video, 53 minutes Topics: Linked Data, Research Library Partnership, Wikimedia
Boston, MA (USA)
View highlights of some key lessons from the OCLC Research Linked Data Wikibase Prototype (“Project Passage”) regarding Wikidata’s multilingualism support.
File: pptx, 5MB Topics: Wikimedia, Linked Data
Karen Smith-Yoshimura provides an overview of the "Project Passage" linked data Wikibase prototype and a dive into use cases using the prototype for multilingualism.
File: pptx, 16.2MB Topics: Linked Data, Metadata
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.
File: pptx, 15.3MB Topics: Research Library Partnership, Linked Data, Research Data Management, Research Information Management, Open Access
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.
File: pptx, 15MB Topics: Linked Data, WebJunction
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.
File: pptx, 6.9MB Topics: Linked Data
Henderson, NV (USA)
Smith-Yoshimura delves into results from the 2018 International Linked Data Survey for Implementers, comparing results to the 2015 survey, and providing insights into what libraries are doing in linked data.
File: pptx, 6.2MB Topics: Linked Data
OCLC Research’s 2018 International Linked Data Survey for Implementers attracted responses from 81 institutions in 20 countries. Together, they described 104 linked data projects or services that have been or are being implemented. In this webinar, Karen Smith-Yoshimura goes over the results of the survey.
File: video, 38 minutes Topics: Linked Data, Research Library Partnership
New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)
Smith-Yoshimura details how experimentation with new models of description and access in a linked data environment and OCLC's full implementation of Unicode in WorldCat could lead to dramatic improvements of non-Latin script support in WorldCat in the near future.
File: pptx, 10.8MB Topics: Metadata
Washington, DC (USA)
Smith-Yoshimura describes how Worldcat contains many rich cataloguing records for translations and how the semantic web can be used to improve associations and present information in the preferred language of the user.
File: pptx, 6.8MB Topics: Linked Data