Free UKSG webinar - Making Connections - Creating Linked Open Library Data
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This is a free webinar.
The British Library was one of the first national libraries to create and offer linked data in 2011 as part of its wider open data strategy. Since that point the organisation has gained considerable experience of the issues involved in the development and maintenance of a sustained linked data service.
This presentation describes
- Why libraries are interested in offering linked data?
- What are some of the basic concepts involved in linked data?
- How can linked data be created from library MARC data?
Date: Thursday 16 June 2016
Time: 1300 BST (British Summer Time)
Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A (up to 60 minutes maximum if there is sufficient demand for an extended Q&A)
Head, Collection Metadata
The British Library
A better understanding of general linked and open data concepts, some of the benefits of linked data solutions and the practical issues involved.
Subject level and previous knowledge required:
Introductory and non-intensive, no previous knowledge or experience required.
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