TEDSIG Spring 2011 Workshop

ALAO TEDSIG  - Spring 2011 Workshop
May 27, 2011 - OhioNET, Columbus, OH
"Linked Data: Connecting Distributed Data across the Web"

Workshop Agenda / Details:

9:00-9:30 AM--Registration & Coffee

9:30-11:30 AM—What is Linked Data, and What Does It Mean for Libraries?Emily Nimsakont. Cataloging Librarian. Nebraska Library Commission.


Noon-1:30 PM—Lunch (On your own)

1:30-2:30 PM—Linked Data Activities at OCLCRalph LeVan. Senior Research Scientist. OCLC Research. OCLC Inc.


2:45-4:00—Non-Linear Thinking and New Media LiteracyJared Bendis. Creative Director New Media. Freedman Center. Kelvin Smith Library. Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, Ohio

Linked Data is about using the Web to connect related data that wasn’t previously linked, or using the Web to lower the barriers to linking data currently linked using other methods. More specifically, Wikipedia defines Linked Data as "a term used to describe a recommended best practice for exposing, sharing, and connecting pieces of data, information, and knowledge on the Semantic Web using URIs and RDF."

Registration is now open, visit the ALAO TEDSIG workshop web site.
Registration: $50.00. Student $25.00. Deadline: May 20, 2010

* Announcement origin: ALAO List Serv, 4/21/11

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