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Publishing bibliographic element sets and value vocabularies

Abstract

In order to publish bibliographic metadata as linked open data, it is necessary first to have the required infrastructure. This chapter describes this process and highlights problems encountered based primarily on IFLA’s work in the field. The chapter first discusses the issue of bibliographic metadata being viewed as the content of RDF triples that populate the linked open data cloud, and their possible impact in that environment. The progress of the work on representing IFLA’s standards and models in RDF is then described. An account of steps to take in transforming bibliographic standards and models, taking into account Semantic Web requirements, is presented next. The ...

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