IFLA Satellite Meeting: Authority Data on the Web
A morning program that explains the role of VIAF as an important hub in the Semantic Web; hosted at OCLC's Dublin, Ohio campus.
Authority data provide knowledge organization that helps the Web of Data work as it should.
The VIAF® (Virtual International Authority File) combines multiple name authority files into a single OCLC-hosted name authority service. The goal of the service is to lower the cost and increase the utility of library authority files by matching and linking widely-used authority files and making that information available on the Web. VIAF has become an important hub in the Semantic Web.
This ½ day event will include an overview of VIAF—a service that relies significantly on the cooperation of libraries from around the world—and presentations of use cases that illustrate VIAF's value.
Chartered bus transportation will be available for this event from selected Columbus downtown hotels and Dublin hotels to OCLC with a return trip after the event ends. For information on the schedule of these shuttles, see this bus schedule ».
9:00 上午 – 12:30 下午
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
Dublin, OH, USA
What are my transportation/parking options?
Car: Free onsite parking is available. See Directions to the OCLC campus.
Public transit: Very limited public transit options to locations near the OCLC campus are available. Consult the COTA website to determine available bus transit options.
Taxicabs: Several taxi companies operate in the area including: Dublin Taxi (614-766-6666) and Yellow Cab (614-444-4444).
Ride-share services: Lyft and Uber (Note: online registration and booking are required for these services.)
Will WiFi be available?
Yes. Free WiFi is provided at the meeting venue.