Linked Data and Libraries

Scheduled Dates
Course Details
Course Type: 
Topic Area: 
Course Description

Have you heard about linked data, but are not sure how it would specifically help your work? Would you like to get a better idea of what it is or learn more about what this technology can do for libraries? This course will give you a better idea of what linked data is by covering the foundations of linked data, explaining how semantically rich data can be used in libraries, and exploring specific linked data projects and applications, including: Wikidata, the RDA Vocabularies, BIBFRAME, and schema.org's Bib Extension.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Understand the fundamental principles of linked data
  • Explain how linked data can be used in libraries
  • Identify current linked data projects and how to contribute to them
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
Contact Hours: 
4
Instructor
learning@amigos.org or (972) 340-2829