Representing and integrating bibliographic information into the Semantic Web : A comparison of four conceptual models

Zapounidou, Sofia and Sfakakis, Michalis and Papatheodorou, Christos Representing and integrating bibliographic information into the Semantic Web : A comparison of four conceptual models. Journal of Information Science, 2017, vol. 43, n. 4, pp. 525-553. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Integration of library data into the Semantic Web environment is a key issue for libraries and is approached on the basis of interoper- ability between conceptual models. Several data models exist for the representation and publication of library data in the Semantic Web and therefore inter-domain and intra-domain interoperability issues emerge as a growing number of web data are generated. Achieving interoperability for different representations of the same or related entities between the library and other cultural heritage institutions shall enhance rich bibliographic data reusability and support the development of new data-driven information services. This paper aims to investigate common ground and convergences between four conceptual models, namely Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), FRBR Object-Oriented (FRBRoo), Bibliographic Framework (BIBFRAME) and Europeana Data Model (EDM), enabling semantically-richer interoperability by studying the representation of monographs, as well as of content relationships (derivative and equivalent bibliographic relationships) and of whole-part relationships between them.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Bibliographic Framework (BIBFRAME); conceptual models; Europeana Data Model (EDM); Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR); FRBR Object-Oriented (FRBRoo); interoperability; Linked Data; Semantic Web
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > ID. Knowledge representation.
I. Information treatment for information services > IL. Semantic web
Depositing user: Sofia Zapounidou
Date deposited: 28 Dec 2017 14:56
Last modified: 28 Dec 2017 14:56


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