In this webinar session, we explore the experiences of national and research libraries in linked data exploration, looking at milestones over time.
File: video, 54 minutes Topics: Works in Progress, Linked Data
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.
File: video Topics: Opioid Crisis, Linked Data, Research Library Partnership
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.
File: pptx, 12MB Topics: Linked Data
This presentation highlights key lessons from OCLC Research’s Linked Data Wikibase Prototype (“Project Passage”), a 10-month pilot done in 2018 in collaboration with metadata specialists in 16 US libraries.
PowerPoint Slides (11MB)
File: video, 25 minutes Topics: Linked Data
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, Works in Progress
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