Know & Go: Linked Data and MARC21: Transition to BIBFRAME

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Although BIBFRAME is still in development and much remains to be decided, one thing is for certain: the standard will use Linked Data. One thing libraries can do to prepare for the arrival of BIBFRAME is to add linked-data URIs to their current MARC21 records. This Know and Go will review linked data concepts, distinguish between different types of URIs, demonstrate one method of adding URIs to MARC records, and briefly discuss possible workflows.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Distinguish between MARC data and linked data
  • Review three types of URIs
  • Define URIs for things
  • Review linked data principles
  • Demonstrate adding URIs to MARC records
Target Audience: 
Catalogers and other library staff interested in the transition from MARC to BIBFRAME
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • None
  • This event is open to group registration; no CEUs are available for this event.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
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