By Virginia Schilling Introduction Libraries and other cultural institutions are experiencing a time of huge, tumultuous change. Standards that have been in use for decades have come under increasing pressure to either adapt to new circumstances or to give way entirely to different standards. While it is clear that change is happening, what is less clear is where that change is taking us. Transforming Library Metadata into Linked Library Data | Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Back in October 2013 the W3C announced that the Internationalization Tag Set (ITS) version 2.0 had become a W3C recommendation. The announcement stated: The MultilingualWeb-LT Working Group has published a W3C Recommendation of Internationalization Tag Set (ITS) Version 2.0.
About the Internationalization Tag Set Interest Group The Internationalization (I18N) Interest Group is part of the W3C Internationalization Activity. Mission: To foster a community of users of the Internationalization Tag Set (ITS) Version 1.0 and ITS 2.0, by promoting its adoption within and outside of W3C, and gathering information on its further development. For more details, see the Interest Group Charter. Internationalization Tag Set Interest Group
W3C Working Group Note 01 August 2013 This version: http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/NOTE-vocab-adms-20130801/ Asset Description Metadata Schema (ADMS)
In my opening post on this blog I hinted that another would follow concerning vocabularies. Here it is. When the Semantic Web first began, the expectation was that people would create their own vocabularies/schemas as required – it was all part of the open world (free love, do what you feel, dude) Zeitgeist. Over time, however, and with the benefit of a large measure of hindsight, it’s become clear that this is not what’s required. Vocabularies at W3C | W3C Data Activity
Optimizing YouTube Metadata: Titles, Descriptions & Tags YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine trailing behind only Google itself. Part of the way YouTube indexes videos is with the use of metadata. Metadata is an ambiguous term that really means “data about data” but in the YouTube world we are referring to the video title, description, and tags of a video. We’ve said it before, but it’s worth noting again. Online videos are not inherently searchable. It’s imperative that you surround your videos with text that web crawlers can find.
D-Lib Magazine Growing Institutional Support for Data Citation: Results of a Partnership Between Griffith University and the Australian National Data Service
Le Web Sémantique s'est enrichi en 2003 de deux "Recommandations" du W3C, concernant les spécifications Resource Description Framework (RDF) et Web Ontology Language (OWL). L'occasion d'aborder ce vaste sujet d'une manière plus pratique. RDF et OWL pour donner du sens au Web - JDNet Développeurs