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Tuesday, October 16 • 9:30am - 10:25am
#t1d: Linked Data

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What’s changed in linked data implementations in the last three years?
Karen Smith-Yoshimura
OCLC, United States of America
OCLC Research conducted an International Linked Data Survey for Implementers in 2014 and 2015, receiving responses 90 institutions in 20 countries. Curious about what might have changed since the last survey, OCLC Research repeated the survey between 17 April and 25 May 2018. This presentation summarizes the 2018 survey results.
Enriching Subject Access in Digital Repository with Linked Open Data
Devin Higgins, Lucas Mak, Sruthin Gaddam
Michigan State University Libraries, United States of America
Through capturing selected data points and tracing related URIs among various linked open data datasets, Michigan State University Libraries creates subject knowledge cards for repository items to provide context to subject terms and enable repository users to navigate subject hierarchy for discovering related objects in the repository.
Utilizing Linked Data for Expressing University History at the University of Nevada, Reno
Jeremy Floyd
University of Nevada, Reno, United States of America
This project seeks to express the faculty and organizational units of the University of Nevada, from 1874 to present as linked open data. Comprising more than 15,000 entities, and tracking relationships between them, this project offers an approach to organizational history and university archives through structured semantic ontologies.
University Libraries and the Linked Open Data Cloud: the PeriodO Gazetteer as a Case-Study in Sustainable LOD Infrastructure
Adam Rabinowitz(1), Aaron Choate(1), Ryan Shaw(2)
1: The University of Texas at Austin, United States of America; 2: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States of America
The partnership between UT Libraries and the PeriodO Linked Open Data gazetteer of period definitions will be presented as a case-study in the development of sustainable LOD infrastructure within a university library. This case-study will be set in the context of other recent linked-data name authority projects.

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Cory Lampert

Head, Digital Collections, UNLV Libraries
Head, Digital Collections, UNLV


Aaron Choate

Director of Research & Strategy, University of Texas at Austin
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Jeremy Floyd

Metadata Librarian, UNR Libraries
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Devin Higgins

Digital Library Programmer, Michigan State University Libraries
Michigan State University

Tuesday October 16, 2018 9:30am - 10:25am PDT
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