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Free Your Metadata: Reconcile your metadata

A brief tutorial showing how to reconcile an example dataset (from the Powerhouse Museum) to a specific controlled vocabulary (in the example, the Library of [...]

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Free Your Metadata: Clean up your metadata

A brief tutorial containing both a screencast and text instructions for cleaning an example dataset (from the Powerhouse Museum) using Open Refine (formerly Google Refine). [...]

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Library Linked Data Incubator Group: Datasets, Value Vocabularies, and Metadata Element Sets

This report on datasets, value vocabularies and metadata elements sets is a complement to the main report of the Library Linked Data Incubator Group. It [...]

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Joining the Linked Data Cloud in a Cost-Effective Manner

Linked Data holds the promise to derive additional value from existing data throughout different sectors, but practitioners currently lack a straightforward methodology and the tools [...]

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Free Your Metadata: Named entity extraction

A brief tutorial explaining how to enrich a dataset even when many fields (notoriously description) contain unstructured text. To capture this potentially interesting information in [...]

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Linking Lives: Creating an End-User Interface Using Linked Data

This article describes how LOCAH, a JISC-funded project working to make data from the Archives Hub available as Linked Data, continued on in a new [...]

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Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums: How to clean, link and publish your metadata

This handbook teaches how to unlock the value of existing metadata through cleaning, reconciliation, enrichment and linking, as well as how to streamline the process [...]

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The Academy Unbound Linked Data as Revolution

Much has been said about Linked Data, its ties to the Semantic Web, and its application for libraries, but what is it exactly and how [...]

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Europeana: Moving to Linked Data

This article describes the pilot project undertaken by Europeana. Its goal was to replace data societies within the cultural heritage domain with "a distributed information [...]

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The Semantic Web and Linked Data Concepts: A Basic Overview Assignment

This assignment covers material presented in the first module of the BIBFRAME pilot training project at the Library of Congress. It consists of links to [...]

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