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Introducing the CONTENTdm Linked Data Pilot Project

Introducing the CONTENTdm Linked Data Pilot Project

By Jeff Mixter, Bruce Washburn

CONTENTdm User Group Meeting
Indianapolis, IN, USA

The CONTENTdm Linked Data pilot explores how to convert CONTENTdm data into linked data, how to curate the data in the Wikibase infrastructure, and how to use the data to improve end-user experiences in CONTENTdm. This presentation covers the background research that led to the development of the pilot, the plans for the 3 phases of the pilot, and some early feedback from one of the pilot participants.

 

File: pptx, 22MB   Topics: Linked Data, IIIF

OCLC Project Passage User Interface: Assisting the cataloging workflow

OCLC Project Passage User Interface: Assisting the cataloging workflow

By Bruce Washburn

LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

OCLC’s Project Passage evaluated a federated instance of Wikibase as a platform for cataloging bibliographic entities.  This presentation will focus on applications and workflows that were developed during the project to help speed and improve the cataloging user experience.

File: pptx, 2MB   Topics: Linked Data, Data Science

Lessons Learned from a Linked Data Prototype for Managing Bibliographic Data (video)

Lessons Learned from a Linked Data Prototype for Managing Bibliographic Data (video)

By Bruce Washburn, Stephen Hearn, Marc McGeem, John Chapman

Several research libraries have joined with OCLC in a joint research project prototyping a new suite of linked data services. In this webinar, learn about this unique project uses the out-of-the-box services from Wikibase and a high-quality set of name entities available from FAST, VIAF, and Wikidata.

File: video, 60 minutes   Topics: Linked Data, Wikimedia, Research Library Partnership

Using Wikibase to Manage Linked Data for Digital Collection

Using Wikibase to Manage Linked Data for Digital Collection

By Jeff Mixter, Bruce Washburn, Jean Godby

CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting
Columbus, OH (USA) D

OCLC is working with several member institutions on an experimental project to evaluate Wikibase as part of a new linked data ecosystem. This presentation given by Jean Godby summarizes the work in progress, provides demonstrations of a pilot system, and offers a discussion of the implications with those managing digital collections.

File: pptx, 9.4MB   Topics: Linked Data

Prototyping a Linked Data Platform for Production Cataloging Workflows

Prototyping a Linked Data Platform for Production Cataloging Workflows

By Bruce Washburn and Carl Stahmer

LD4 Workshop
Palo Alto, California (USA)

UC-Davis is one of three institutions piloting a new suite of linked data services using out-of-the-box services from Wikibase and entities available from FAST, VIAF, and Wikidata. Washburn and Stahmer describe how the partnership aims to build new tools and best practices for designing linked data environments for production-level library workflows.

File: pptx, 4.2MB   Topics: Linked Data