Linked Data Efforts at Cornell University Library’s Technical Services – Wednesday, May 4

Location

The New York Public Library – Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Margaret Liebman Berger Forum, Room 227 476 Fifth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10018

Date & Time

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 5:00 – 7:45 PM

About the Event

Since 2014, Cornell University Library (CUL) has been collaborating with Harvard and Stanford Universities on Linked Data for Libraries (LD4L), an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded initiative to model and produce library data as linked data. In this talk, Kovari will review the efforts undertaken in LD4L and discuss on-going work at CUL to further model and produce library data as linked data, including leading a community effort for a rare materials ontology extension, testing native RDF original cataloging and experimenting with cross-collection authority creation and maintenance using a local triplestore.

About the Presenter

Jason Kovari serves as Head of Metadata Services at Cornell University Library; in this role, he directs the efforts of the metadata unit and consults on metadata issues for a wide variety of projects, including those of discovery, data modeling, preservation and linked data.

Registration

Visit the NYTSL site to register for this event.

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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