MMA Version of MARC21 Elements and Vocabularies in RDF

Just posted by Diane Hillmann over at Metadata Matters. Metadata Management Associates (MMA) is pleased to announce a new resource for the library community: The MMA version of MARC 21 elements and vocabularies in RDF, hosted by the Open Metadata Registry (OMR). Given the need for libraries to move beyond the MARC standard, and the …

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Linked Data In Action

Richard Wallis recently posted on his blog, Nodalities, a presentation he did on linked data. I've heard Richard speak at Code4Lib and he along with Talis are doing some extraordinary stuff in terms of linking data and web 2.0 technologies. You have the option of viewing the slideshow below or you can also go to …

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RDA’s Controlled Vocabulary

Lynne LeGrow recently posted a piece on the controlled vocabulary that RDA uses for carrier type on her blog Cataloging Aids. It can seem daunting when one finds out the number of options involved with RDA. Some options for controlled vocabularies are: Carrier type Media type Content type Applied material ... and many more The …

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Linked Data and the Cloud

Paul Miller recently posted on whether linked data needs RDF. Basically, Paul says that RDF is a good thing and that linked data is more powerful with RDF (or the resource description framework). However, he writes: The problem, I contend, comes when well-meaning and knowledgeable advocates of both Linked Data and RDF conflate the two …

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Leigh Dodds on Linked Data

Over at the Nodalities blog, Leigh Dodds posted a highlight of his presentation on linked data. I opened by speaking about the fundamental idea behind Linked Data: that data be put online, in a very fine-grained way. This takes us beyond having stable links for datasets or just articles, and yields web identifiers for the …

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RDFa Podcast

Paul Miller over at Talis recently released a podcast of his interview with Mark Birbeck about RDFa. Some items that were discussed include: Drupal, Dublin Core, and Linked Data among a lot of other interesting topics. The complete interview is about 52 mins. Don't know what RDF and RDFa is? This is a good place …

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