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  • 1. Linked Data and Libraries American Library Association Grassroots Program: From Legacy Data to Linked DataPreparing Libraries for Web 3.0 Chicago, ILJuly 13, 2009Eric Miller em@zepheira.comCopyright 2009 Zepheira. All Rights Reserved.Tuesday, July 21, 2009

2. About... Leading global provider of services applying Semantic technology and Web architecture to problems of information integration, especially to support collaboration and social computing. Pioneers in the Web. Provided much of the vision and technical foundation for the next generation of the Web. Leaders in communities for open source, open standards, collaboration across industry, government, NGOs and individuals.Tuesday, July 21, 2009 3. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4. Good to be back ;)Tuesday, July 21, 2009 5. Human ComputationTuesday, July 21, 2009 6. Human ComputationTuesday, July 21, 2009 7. Overview Linked Data Legacy Data to Linked Data Libraries and Linked DataTuesday, July 21, 2009 8. Overview Linked Data Legacy Data to Linked Data Libraries and Linked DataTuesday, July 21, 2009 9. Overview Linked Data Legacy Data to Linked Data Libraries and Linked Data^ can contributeTuesday, July 21, 2009 10. Overview Linked Data Legacy Data to Linked Data Libraries and Linked Data^ can contributeTuesday, July 21, 2009 11. Overview Linked Data Legacy Data to Linked Data Libraries and Linked Data^ can contribute^ can leadTuesday, July 21, 2009 12. Denition Linked Data as "a term used to describe arecommended best practice for exposing, sharing, andconnecting pieces of data, information, and knowledgeon the Semantic Web using URIs and RDF." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linked_DataTuesday, July 21, 2009 13. Denition Linked Data as "a term used to describe arecommended best practice for exposing, sharing, andconnecting pieces of data, information, and knowledge on the Semantic Web usingURIs and RDF." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linked_DataTuesday, July 21, 2009 14. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 15. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 16. Linked Data Principals URIs for things people, places, concepts, etc. Use HTTP URIs to make data most accessible When serving URIs, deliver useful / reusable information leverage standards (RDF, SKOS, SPARQL) Add context / relationships between thingsTuesday, July 21, 2009 17. Linked Data creator worksFor creator worksForlocatedInTuesday, July 21, 2009 18. Linked Data creator worksFor creator worksForlocatedInTuesday, July 21, 2009 19. Linked Data creator worksFor creator worksForlocatedInTuesday, July 21, 2009 20. Linked Data creator worksFor creator worksForlocatedInTuesday, July 21, 2009 21. RDF Resource Description Framework common model for representing web data Subject Predicate ObjectTuesday, July 21, 2009 22. RDF Resource Description Framework common model for representing web dataURI URIURITuesday, July 21, 2009 23. RDF Resource Description Framework common model for representing web datahttp:// http://dc:creatorz.comme.comTuesday, July 21, 2009 24. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 25. Raw data now!Tuesday, July 21, 2009 26. Sounds great. Whats the catch?Tuesday, July 21, 2009 27. It takes the big step of fundamentally rethinking applications and their integrationTuesday, July 21, 2009 28. Not applications on the web, but of the web.Tuesday, July 21, 2009 29. I want my data!Tuesday, July 21, 2009 30. I want your data, my way!Tuesday, July 21, 2009 31. A practical use caseTuesday, July 21, 2009 32. The Library of Congress Digital Preservation 180+ Partners Located across the globe Groups have different charters, goals, budgets Many of these groups would benet from sharing and connecting their data But it exists in many disconnected silos...Tuesday, July 21, 2009 33. Whats the Answer? Empower users to create their own views of data to satisfy different job roles and changing needs Build a community around the data in which users help each other to curate and connect as needed Skip the supermodel - Leave data in the multiple best of breed systems; wrap and expose using the Web as a platformTuesday, July 21, 2009 34. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 35. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 36. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 37. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 38. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 39. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 40. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 41. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 42. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 43. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 44. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 45. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 46. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 47. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 48. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 49. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 50. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 51. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 52. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 53. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 54. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 55. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 56. purlz.orgTuesday, July 21, 2009 57. Linked Data Communities Enhancing access: Easy to expose collections via the Web Connecting islands of information: Collections available from one access point Access and connect data across multiplecollections Creating and preserving the community: Share best practices across communities Establish a network of trust and participation Open data opens new doors...Tuesday, July 21, 2009 58. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 59. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 60. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 61. Libraries Role Credibility Commons problem for documents even more so with data Trusted ViewsTuesday, July 21, 2009 62. RecommendedNext Steps Trusted identiers to invest in example - id.lcsh.info subjects, places, languages, people, etc. Shape enabling infrastructure purlz.orgTuesday, July 21, 2009 63. Recommended Next Steps Continue discussion around libraries role in Linked Data ROI, best practices, lessons learned shared, enabling infrastructure credibility vocabulariesTuesday, July 21, 2009 64. Linked Data is here Can you afford not to be part of it?Tuesday, July 21, 2009 65. thank youEric Miller em@zepheira.comTuesday, July 21, 2009