May 16, 2022

Now Available: Slides from IFLA Semantic Web SIG Open Meeting

The second open meeting of the IFLA Semantic Web Special Interest Group (SWSIG) took place during the IFLA Annual Conference (WLIC 2012) in Helsinki during August.

The slide deck embedded below includes presentation slides or links to presentations/papers from:

+ Emmanuelle Bermes: Welcome and introduction to Semantic Web / Linked data

+ Gordon Dunsire: Application of IFLA Namespaces

+ Sally Mc Callum: Bibliographic Framework update

+ Marianne Clatin: Licensing issues within the Linked data project of the Bibliothèque nationale de France

+ Eetu Mäkelä: Practical linked library data applications created in the Semantic Computing Research Group of Aalto University in collaboration with libraries

+ Ricardo Santos Muñoz: News from Linked data at the national library of Spain

+ Christian Sifaqui: Web semantic at the Library of the National Congress of Chile

+ Lars Svensson: Linked data activities in the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek

+ Richard Wallis: Linked Data developments in Worldcat and VIA

+ Neil Wilson: Linked Data developments in the British Library

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