Presentation on theme: "What is LIBRIS? Division of the National Library of Sweden Is founded on co-operation among the affiliated libraries. Mostly university- and research."— Presentation transcript:
What is LIBRIS? Division of the National Library of Sweden Is founded on co-operation among the affiliated libraries. Mostly university- and research libraries A lot like ABES?
What do we do? Co-operative national union catalogue Development of national systems Central licensing Librarians, technicians, programmers, interaction designer, license officers....about 25 people
Shared cataloguing Just catalogue a record once in Sweden and all the libraries can use it ! Shared, central cataloguing in LIBRIS 180 library organisations, 350 library units.
Virtua Aleph record export cataloguing record export cataloguing Gothenburg Univ. National Library cataloguing Voyager Stockholm Univ. record export LIBRIS The LIBRIS model 350 libraries do this!
Commercial systems MetaLib/SFX for federated searching & link resolving Voyager cat system for central, shared cataloguing
Development methods Working with a mix of agile development, user centered design and a lot with the design process
Develop towards a moving target
Design Technology Features Experience/Emotions
To be open “Someone outside your organization will always have a better idea than you..”
To be open Linked data Open API:s Open data
What is Linked Data? ”Best practices” for the semantic web A method to expose, share and link data with help of URI:s The semantics is machine readable
Linked Data at LIBRIS Links to dbpedia.org Links to viaf.org Links to lcsubjects.org Links to RAMEAU?
Linked Data at LIBRIS HTTP URI for every resource, e.g.
Linked Data at LIBRIS Exposes name and subject authorities as foaf:Person, skos:Concept foaf:Organization for libraries Bibliographic records as bibo:Book, bibo:Article, etc. dc:creator, dc:subjects, etc. SPARQL in beta