A big thank you to Jeff Mixter for his presentation on linked data last night at the State Library of Ohio. Jeff is a software engineer at OCLC in the Office of Research. His presentation, “Turning Metadata into Knowledge”, shared some of the research and experiments they are currently working on, particularly developing applications and services that publish linked data with RDF as the data standard. He touched on three examples: the Knowledge Pipeline/Vault, EntityJS, Read More
Join the Central Ohio Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology on March 22 for a program featuring OCLC engineer Jeff Mixter discussing current research in metadata. OCLC Research has been working on a set of experimental processes that can mine knowledge from a wide variety of data sources such as WorldCat, VIAF, and WikiData. Jeff Mixter and his team theorize that this Knowledge Pipeline could help better synthesize large data sets into Read More
Join us for a discussion of OCLC’s OAIster database this Tuesday, February 2 at the Kilgour Auditorium on the OCLC campus. For details visit our Sneak Peaks page. See you there!