The presenters will provide an overview of a pilot project using CONTENTdm to build, preserve, and showcase their digital collections, discuss the lessons learned so far, and preview the work ahead.
File: video, 56 minutes Topics: Linked Data, Works in Progress
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
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
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, Works in Progress
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
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