OCLC and Linked Data: An update on infrastructure testing and linked data quality
Learn more about OCLC's recent linked data work and the impact it will have on the library community.
On Wednesday, 27 October 2021, OCLC hosted a virtual meeting highlighting OCLC’s recent linked data work and the impact it will have on the library community. During this 1-hour meeting, NYU’s Charlene Chou along with OCLC experts Anne Washington and Laura Ramsey shared insights into OCLC’s Shared entity management infrastructure project.
Anne Washington, OCLC Product Analyst, began with:
- Latest project updates
- What we learned from recent testing
- Outcomes from OCLC’s data workshops
Laura Ramsey, OCLC Sr. Metadata Operations Manager, followed with:
- An overview of our quality composite work
- Insights into OCLC quality scores
Charlene Chou, NYU Head, Knowledge Access, concluded with:
- Challenges that NYU hopes to address with linked data technologies
- Observations from recently concluded testing
- Perspectives on OCLC’s data modeling
- Skills and competencies that will be important to metadata workers
These presentations were followed by questions and answers, and the session recording was shared via email with all registrants.