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Linked Data Efforts at Cornell University Library’s Technical Services

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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Refreshments, 5:00-6:00 PM; Meeting & Program, 6:00-7:45 PM


Since 2014, Cornell University Library (CUL) has been collaborating with Harvard and Stanford Universities on Linked Data for Libraries (LD4L), an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded initiative to model and produce library data as linked data. In this talk, Kovari will review the efforts undertaken in LD4L and discuss on-going work at CUL to further model and produce library data as linked data, including leading a community effort for a rare materials ontology extension, testing native RDF original cataloging and experimenting with cross-collection authority creation and maintenance using a local triplestore.

About the Presenter

Jason Kovari serves as Head of Metadata Services at Cornell University Library; in this role, he directs the efforts of the metadata unit and consults on metadata issues for a wide variety of projects, including those of discovery, data modeling, preservation and linked data.

May 4th, 2016 5:00 PM   through   7:45 PM
476 Fifth Avenue (at 42nd Street)
The New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Margaret Liebman Berger Forum, Room 227
New York, NY 10018
United States

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Current Members $ 15.00
Event + new or renewed membership $ 30.00
Event + new or renewed student membership $ 20.00
Non-members $ 40.00

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