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VIAF

VIAF
The VIAF™ (Virtual International Authority File) combines multiple name authority files into a single OCLC-hosted name authority service. The goal of the service is to lower the cost and increase the utility of library authority files by matching and linking widely-used authority files and making that information available on the Web. Search Note The search box at the top of this page searches a merged view of VIAF derived from the name authority and related bibliographic data of the participating libraries. More information can be found at http://www.oclc.org/viaf/.

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Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki Welcome to Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki. This wiki was created to be a one-stop shop for great ideas and information for all types of librarians. All over the world, librarians are developing successful programs and doing innovative things with technology that no one outside of their library knows about. Get Yourself a Linked Data Piece of WorldCat to Play With By Richard Wallis on August 12, 2012 - 9 Comments Published in Data Publishing, Libraries, Licensing, Linked Data, OCLC, Open Data, schema.orgTagged: Libraries, Licensing, Linked Data, OCLC, Open Data, schema.org, WorldCat You may remember my frustration a couple of months ago, at being in the air when OCLC announced the addition of Schema.org marked up Linked Data to all resources in WorldCat.org. Those of you who attended the OCLC Linked Data Round Table at IFLA 2012 in Helsinki yesterday, will know that I got my own back on the folks who publish the press releases at OCLC, by announcing the next WorldCat step along the Linked Data road whilst they were still in bed. The Round Table was an excellent very interactive session with Neil Wilson from the British Library, Emmanuelle Bermes from Centre Pompidou, and Martin Malmsten of the Nation Library of Sweden, which I will cover elsewhere. For now, you will find my presentation Library Linked Data Progress on my SlideShare site.

Ontology for Media Resources 1.0 This section describes the status of this document at the time of its publication. Other documents may supersede this document. A list of current W3C publications and the latest revision of this technical report can be found in the W3C technical reports index at This document has been reviewed by W3C Members, by software developers, and by other W3C groups and interested parties, and is endorsed by the Director as a W3C Recommendation. It is a stable document and may be used as reference material or cited from another document. Library of Congress Documentation for the RDA (Resource Description and Access) Test 12/23/11 (Link updated 1/17/13) The Library of Congress participated in the 2010 US RDA Test. The U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee recommended that the three U.S. national libraries adopt RDA with certain conditions and that implementation should not occur before January 1, 2013. Information about (1) the Test, (2) the report of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee, and (3) the June 2011 response of the Library of Congress, the National Agricultural Library, and the National Library of Medicine to the U.S.

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FAST Dataset Download On this page you can download the most current FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) dataset. You can read about the activity here, access the FAST data through a search interface at or access FAST as Linked Data at FAST is an enumerative, faceted subject heading schema derived from the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). The purpose of adapting the LCSH with a simplified syntax to create FAST is to retain the very rich vocabulary of LCSH while making the schema easier to understand, control, apply, and use. The schema maintains upward compatibility with LCSH, and any valid set of LC subject headings can be converted to FAST headings. License

Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records by IFLA Study Group on the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records Series: IFLA Series on Bibliographic Control 19 Publisher: Munich: K.G. Saur Verlag, 1998 FRBR: Things You Should Know, But Were Afraid to Ask Webcast (Library ... RealPlayer not detected. Click here to download the Real Player Launch in a new window

AgriOcean DSpace Support Material. How to submit records? Overview Video: How to enter the Submission Module Video: Example - Submit a Journal Article Upload a file Video Methods to enter name of file File Description File Format Verify upload Checksums Verify submission License Submission complete Handles Journal Contribution Book Book Section Proceedings Paper Conference Material Research Report Theses and Dissertations Working Paper Map Data Set Audiovisual Material Other Content types

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