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1 Metadata is a plural noun Karen Coyle NETSL, 2009

2 Metadata data about data

3 Metadata constructed constructive actionable

4 real planet longitude and latitude metadata

5 turn left at... navigation

6 red line, green line subway navigation

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9 the human genome

10 metaDATA

11 Actionable

12 Interact(ionable)

13 where you need it

14 metadata are for use with apologies to Ranganathan

15 library metadata John Willis Clare. The care of books. 1901

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17 typed, then printed From: OCLC../cataloging/cards/

18 Machine-readable catalog.loc.gov

19 online catalog.loc.gov

20 records in a database/catalog

21 think outside the (catalog) box think about our data as data, not as catalog entries. think about our data interacting with other data on the web.

22 WorldCat Identities

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24 Obtain Select Identify FRBR user tasks A man walks up to a library catalog…. Find

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26 semantic web

27 Web links between documents One meaning: link link

28 web pages are mostly text blah blah Moby Dick blah blah whales blah blah blah Herman Melville blah blah blah New Bedford, Massachusetts blah blah blah blah blah Moby Dick blah blah whales blah blah blah Herman Melville blah blah blah New Bedford, Massachusetts blah blah blah

29 web pages are mostly text blah blah Moby Dick blah blah whales blah blah blah Herman Melville blah blah blah New Bedford, Massachusetts blah blah blah blah blah Moby Dick blah blah whales blah blah blah Herman Melville blah blah blah New Bedford, Massachusetts blah blah blah book topic author geo loc

30 identify your entities give them names, identifiers Person: Herman Melville Book: Moby Dick link

31 make links meaning Person: Herman Melville Book: Moby Dick is author of

32 connect on the web Person: Herman Melville Book: Moby Dick is author of Company: Random House Book is publisher of Topic: Whales & Whaling Book is about

33 meanwhile linked open data

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35 Machine-readable catalog.loc.gov

36 Library data as LOD What could you do with it? Darwin, Charles, family name fore name date birth date death what important world events happened during his lifetime? who was writing on science at the same time? show me a map of important places in his life

37 From library catalog to LOD Find earliest publication date; feed to copyright analysis program openlibrary.org

38 what is the earliest publication date for a book with the title Moby Dick? 216efa8c3b04764ca77ad181b1cc66e4 tag: openlibrary

39 what is the earliest publication date for a book with the title Moby Dick? pipes.yahoo.com

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41 Wikipedia Vladimir Nabokov

42 From library catalog to LOD FRBR leads the way

43 What can we do? 1.Make our data harvestable so that others can use it 2.Identify our data structures and vocabularies for use on the web

44 vocabularies easy to webify languages places resource types roles names subjects

45 MARC vocabularies id.loc.gov

46 RDA vocabularies metadataregistry.org

47 RDA vocabularies metadataregistry.org

48 RDA vocabularies metadataregistry.org RDA Groups of Instruments Plucked instruments

49 registry of RDA data elements rdaonline.org

50 What can we do? 1.Make our data harvestable so that others can use it 2.Identify our data structures and vocabularies for use on the web 3.Make our data more data-like 4. Make our systems more cloud-like

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52 metadata are a growing organism with MORE apologies to Ranganathan

53 Thank you


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