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Knows that Uniform Resource Identifiers, or URIs (1994), include Uniform Resource Locators (URLs, which locate web pages) as well as location-independent identifiers for physical, conceptual, or web resources.

The Semantic Web and Linked Data Concepts: The RDF Data Model and Linked Open Data (LOD) Quiz

This quiz covers material presented in the first module of the BIBFRAME pilot training project at the Library of Congress. The quiz consists of five [...]

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The Semantic Web and Linked Data Concepts: The RDF Data Model and Linked Open Data (LOD)

This PowerPoint presentation was used during the "Introduction to the Semantic Web and Linked Data" module of the pilot training project developed by the Library [...]

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BIBFRAME Training at the Library of Congress: Introduction to the Semantic Web and Linked Data

This resource was developed by the Library of Congress as one part of a pilot training project which tested the use of BIBFRAME for bibliographic [...]

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What's a URI and Why Does It Matter?

This brief article introduces the terminology and issues surrounding URIs and their role on the Web. This includes some historical context of what URI originally [...]

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thing-described-by.org

Thing-described-by.org is a 303-redirect service. It provides a convenient mechanism for minting dereferenceable http URIs for things that are not necessarily web resources, such as [...]

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The Difference Between URLs and URIs

In this blog post, the author succinctly explains the difference between two terms that are often used interchangeably, but are actually different ways to identify [...]

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Linked Data Basics for Techies

This guide is intended to be a crash course for a techie/programmer who needs to learn the basics ASAP. It is not intended as an [...]

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The URI, URL, and Linked Data Meme's Generic HTTP URI

In this post, the author tries to clear up some confusion between the terms URI and URL. Includes links to other posts as well as [...]

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URL vs URI vs URN: The Science Behind The Terms

This blog post briefly explains the difference between three types of resource identifiers: the Uniform Resource Locator (URL), the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), and the [...]

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RDFa 1.1 Primer – Third Edition

Search engines have begun to provide richer search results by extracting structured details from the Web pages they crawl and, in turn, Web publishers are [...]

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