Integrating library and cultural heritage data models

Zapounidou, Sofia and Sfakakis, Michalis and Papatheodorou, Christos Integrating library and cultural heritage data models., 2014 . In 18th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics Proceedings, PCI2014, Athens, Greece, 2-4 October 2014. [Conference paper]


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Libraries create and preserve bibliographic data using the MARC family of standards to encode and interchange them. Aggregation and exposure of these data into the Semantic Web universe is a key issue in libraries and is approached on the basis of library data conceptual models. Examining the way that data are represented in each data model, as well as possible mappings between different data models is an important step towards interoperability. This paper aims to contribute to the desired interoperability by attempting to map core classes and properties between two well known conceptual models, namely BIBFRAME and EDM. BIBFRAME aims to transform the widely used MARC data structure in libraries to the Linked Data context and EDM is the model developed and used in the Europeana Cultural Heritage aggregation portal.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Conceptual models, linked data, interoperability, data integration, BIBFRAME, EDM
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > ID. Knowledge representation.
I. Information treatment for information services > IE. Data and metadata structures.
Depositing user: Sofia Zapounidou
Date deposited: 28 Dec 2017 15:43
Last modified: 28 Dec 2017 15:43


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