Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums

van Hooland, Seth and RubenVerborgh. Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums: How to Clean, Link and Publish Your Metadata. Neal-Schuman, 2014. ISBN: 978-0-8389-1251-5

Metadata experts van Hooland and Verborgh introduce the core concepts of metadata standards and Linked Data, and show how they can be applied to existing metadata. Giving readers the tools and understanding to achieve maximum results with limited resources, this book covers such crucial topics as
  • The value of metadata
  • Metadata creation, including architecture, data models, and standards
  • Metadata cleaning
  • Metadata reconciliation
  • Metadata enrichment through Linked Data and named-entity recognition
  • Importing and exporting metadata
  • Ensuring a sustainable publishing model
Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Modeling
3. Cleaning
4. Reconciling
5. Enriching
6. Publishing
7. Conclusions