Online Tools: "Free Your Metadata with New Demonstrator Site"
From Semantic Universe:
Ruben Verborgh and Seth van Hooland have launched Free Your Metadata, “a demonstrator site for showing how even irregular metadata can have valued to others and how, if it is released rather than clutched tightly onto (until that mythical day when it is ‘perfect’), it can be cleaned up and improved using new software tools.
Read the Complete Article
Walk through the cleanup process using Google Refine.
See Also: Watch the 2:57 Video Introduction
Direct to Free Your Metadata Web Site
See Also: Interview: “Things clever people do with your data, Introducing ‘Free Your Metadata'” (via Fresh&Newer)
An interview with the “Free Your Metadata Developers”
See Also: Free Your Metadata on Twitter
Filed under: Data Files, Interviews, Profiles, Resources
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.