rdfs:frbr: Towards an Implementation Model for Library Catalogs Using Semantic Web Technology

Gradmann, Stefan rdfs:frbr: Towards an Implementation Model for Library Catalogs Using Semantic Web Technology. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 2005, vol. 39, n. 3/4, pp. 63-76. [Journal article (Print/Paginated)]

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The paper sets out from a few basic observations (bibliographic information is still mostly part of the ‘hidden Web,’ library automation methods still have a low WWW-transparency, and take-up of FRBR has been rather slow) and continues taking a closer look at Semantic Web technology components. This results in a proposal for implementing FRBR as RDF-Schema and of RDF-based library catalogues built on such an approach. The contribution concludes with a discussion of selected strategic benefits resulting from such an approach.

Item type: Journal article (Print/Paginated)
Keywords: semantic web, FRBR
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IE. Data and metadata structures.
Depositing user: Stefan Gradmann
Date deposited: 24 Aug 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:04
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/8021

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