Linked Data Workshop Programme, 27-28 May 2010

subject: Global Digital Libraries Collaborative CLIR international partners participants

Linked Data Workshop Programme, 27-28 May 2010

British Library, Foyle Room, Centre for Conservation

The aim of the workshop was to learn more about Linked Data, RDF and the semantic web and their possible application in a library context. For a more detailed account of the event, see the summary report.

The workshop was structured into two days:

-Day 1, 27 May 2010-
an overview presentation on Linked Data; 3 case-study presentations, plus time for discussion; 3 group discussion sessions about possible applications in a library context.
Time Title Speaker(s) / Convener(s) Resources
09:45 Welcome Lynne Brindley, British Library
09:50 Introduction to the Semantic Web and RDF Nigel Shadbolt, University of Southampton ePrint
11:30 A Linked Data Journey with the BBC Richard Wallis, Talis slideshare presentation
see also Case Study Q&A [doc]
13:15 Swedish Media Database and Linked Data Markus Sköld, National Library of Sweden Slides [ppt]
see also Case Study Q&A [doc]
14:15 Ontology-based approaches to providing a semantic infrastructure for Linked Data Godfrey Rust and Mark Bide, Rightscom Slides [ppt]
see also Case Study Q&A [doc]
15:30-17:30 Discussions:

Freebase & Linked Library Metadata

Interoperable Digitised Content

Scholarly Communications

Michael Keller and Brian Karlak (Adam Farquhar, scribe)

Les Carr (Sean Martin, scribe)

Mark Bide (Richard Masters, scribe)

Notes [doc]

Notes [ppt]

Notes [ppt]

-Day 2, 28 May 2010-
Synthesis of ideas generated on Day 1; discussion about next steps.
Time Title Speaker(s) / Convener(s) Resources
09:45 Large Group Discussion Nigel Shadbolt
11:30-13:00 Small Group Discussions:
URI Normalisation Les Carr and Sean Martin (Sean Martin, scribe) Notes [ppt]
Publishing EAD Dave Price and Michael Keller (Richard Masters and Adam Farquhar, scribes) Notes [doc]
Freebase Brian Karlak (Adam Farquhar and Jerry Parsons, scribes) Notes [doc]
Rights Issues Caroline Brazier (Neil Wilson and Mimi Calter, scribes) Notes [doc]
14:00-15:30 Project Updates Michael Keller
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