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Creating and transforming Linked Data

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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By |May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Free Your Metadata: Clean up your metadata

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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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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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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By |May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Linking Lives: Creating an End-User Interface Using Linked Data

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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Linked Data: Evolving the Web into a Global Data Space

This e-book gives an overview of the principles of Linked Data as well as the "Web of Data" that has emerged through the application of [...]

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Linked Data: The World is Your Database

This PDF contains slides used at a talk given at KMWorld 2016. It begins by introducing the basic principles of Linked Data and the advantages [...]

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By |March 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Linked Data: The World is Your Database

Designing URI Sets for the UK Public Sector

This document defines the design considerations and guidance by which UK public sector Universal Resource Identifier (URI) sets should be developed and maintained. They are [...]

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By |January 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Designing URI Sets for the UK Public Sector

Permanent Identifiers and Vocabulary Publication: purl.org and w3id

This blog post addresses concerns with the stability of purl for hosting permanent URIs. As a possible alternative, the author presents w3id.org, an effort launched [...]

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By |December 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Permanent Identifiers and Vocabulary Publication: purl.org and w3id