Monday, August 8, 2016

Linked Data for Cultural Heritage

Jones, Ed and Michele Seikel, (eds.) Linked Data for Cultural Heritage (An ALCTS Monograph). ALA Editions, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-8389-1439-7


Linked data is essential for sharing library collections on the open web, especially the digital cultural heritage in the collections of libraries, archives, and museums. This collection of essays is designed to help readers understand linked data concepts by examining practice and projects based in familiar concepts like authority control.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1    Linked Open Data and the Cultural Heritage Landscape. By Hilary K. Thorsen and M. Christina Pattuelli

Chapter 2    Making MARC Agnostic: Transforming the English Short Title Catalogue for the Linked Data Universe. By Carl Stahmer

Chapter 3    Authority Control for the Web: Integrating Library Practice with Linked Data. By Allison Jai O’Dell

Chapter 4    Linked Data Implications for Authority Control and Vocabularies: An STM Perspective. By Iker Huerga and Michael P. Lauruhn

Chapter 5    A Division of Labor: The Role of in a Semantic Web Model of Library Resources.
By Carol Jean Godby

Chapter 6    BIBFRAME and Linked Data for Libraries. By Sally McCallum