International Developments in Library Linked Data: Think Globally, Act Globally

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Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 8:30am to 10:00am
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Moderator: Theo Gerontakos, Metadata/Cataloging Librarian, University of Washington Libraries
Speaker: Jodi Schneider, Research Fellow, INRIA
Speaker: Neil Wilson, Head of Metadata Services, The British Library
Speaker: Richard Wallis, Technology Evangelist, OCLC
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Libraries have the potential to make major contributions to the Semantic Web, but are still emerging as global participants. RDA implementation and the BibFrame initiative have drawn fresh attention to the promise and potential of linked data. What are the international developments in linked data, emerging from libraries and other memory institutions? Come hear our speakers address current projects, opportunities and challenges.

NOTE: The program will continue with Part Two from 10:30 -11:30 a.m.; it is not necessary to attend both.

Speakers Include: Richard Wallis, Neil Wilson, and Jodi Schneider

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Jodi_Schneider_LD_intl.pptx.pdf - Uploaded by David Miller (Jul 8, 2014 - 2.88 MB
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Monday, July 28, 2014 - 1:40pm PDT
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Please note that Part Two of this program will be given in Room S230 of the Convention Center. There is about a 5-minute walk between the two rooms.