Linked Data and Libraries

Have you heard about linked data, but are not sure how it would specifically help your work? Would you like to get a better idea of what it is or learn more about what this technology can do for libraries? This course will give you a better idea of what linked data is by covering the foundations of linked data, explaining how semantically rich data can be used in libraries, and exploring specific linked data projects and applications, including: Wikidata, the RDA Vocabularies, BIBFRAME, and schema.org's Bib Extension.
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of linked data
  • Explain how linked data can be used in libraries
  • Identify current linked data projects and how to contribute to them

Target Audience:
Any staff interested in linked data applications in libraries.

Prerequisites:
None

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

  • Short homework assignments are required after each session.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements:
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Session Duration:
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.

Instructor:  Emily Nimsakont - nimsakont@amigos.org

Contact Hours: 4

September 15 - 17, 2020

10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482
Email:

Amigos Member Early Bird Individual Registration $ 140.00
Non-member Early Bird Individual Registration $ 195.00

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