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Bibliographic Information Organization in the Semantic Web by Gordon Dunsire, Mirna Willer

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We are not alone but part of the linked data environment

Abstract:

The very essence of the concept of linked open data is that one’s local data points to other data, i.e. to external sources, and that those other data have one’s data as a target. Yet it is not enough to link within one’s community. This chapter therefore describes the processes by which the library community reaches out towards other communities, such as those of museums and archives as part of the cultural heritage sector and the publishing and rights management community. It also describes the potential of controlled vocabularies or authoritative sources of information which can be shared, reused, and function as nodes of linked data not only by libraries but also by other ...

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