Voting closed 15 Dec. 2012. 22 Liked
Title: Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) Semantic Wiki
Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) goal: to increase awareness of, access to and usage of the State Archives of Victoria by employing digital tools such as a semantic wiki which will add archival records to the evolving Web of Data as structured data.
Voting closed 15 Dec. 2012. 15 Liked
The Metayogi framework, developed by the University of Saskatchewan Library, is a design tool that allows teams to collaboratively build applications that model, collect, showcase and share metadata from multiple sources to support thematic research, learning and discovery.
Voting closed 9 May, 2013. 229 Liked
Title: Mismuseos.net: Art After Technology (putting cultural data to work).
The main goal of Mismuseos.net is to present a case of exploitation of Linked Data for the G.L.A.M. community through innovative end-user applications built on GNOSS, a semantic and social software platform. Mismuseos.net is a free access semantic online solution for end-users that allows them to find and discover museums-related content, and also reach some related external information thanks to the correlation with other datasets. We currently have collections of seven Spanish museums, where users can browse over 15,000 pieces of art and 2,650 artists. The featured applications are: faceted searches, enriched contexts and navigation through graphs. The search engine enables aggregated searches by different facets and summarization of results for each successive search.
Mismuseos.net obtains the information about cultural goods from the Europeana dataset and the online collections of public Spanish Museums. It also extracts and links data from additional datasets of the Linking Open Data cloud, either to supplement information or to generate enriched contexts: Dbpedia, Geonames and Didactalia (a GNOSS project with an index of more than 50,000 open educational resources).
Voting closed 15 Dec. 2012. 17 Liked
Title: Canvas – Spatial Interaction of our Collections with Linked Open Data
Using the spatial concepts of landscapes and pathways, I’m experimenting with new ways of visualizing museum collections that entice the curious explorer. My work identifies themes and narratives within collections and showcases the connections that objects have with one another. I’m planning on using Linked Open Data to enrich the collection data-sets : giving greater context to the objects and enriching the connections between them.
Voting closed 9 May, 2013. 164 Liked
Title: Linked Data Data Modeling: Converting VRA Core 4 into Linked Data
Short Description: This project attempted to bridge the gap between the founding principles of Linked Data and published RDF datasets. In doing so, it is hoped that Linked data can be more effectively used and implemented by Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums. The focus of this study was developing a Linked Data data model that incorporates popular domain specific vocabularies (primarily Schema.org and FOAF). The VRA 4 restricted XML schema was converted into a new Linked Data data model using Protégé, then an XSLT stylesheet was used to convert an existing VRA 4 dataset into RDF. The detailed description of the study as well as the tools developed (including the Ontology and the XSLT stylesheet) can be downloaded from http://purl.org/jmixter/thesis
Voting closed 9 May, 2013. 9 Liked
Title: NTNU University Library — linked data 2013
Team: NTNU University Library
Short description: We have moved a little way beyond data conversion since starting with linked data in 2009 and are moving on with our fully fledged metadata-driven workflow for archives, special collections and photography. We’re creating a lightweight Web infrastructure that provides a modular approach to doing what libraries need to do; we bring the simple linked data framework, which makes space for real innovation in the data creation and visualization process. Providing simple industry standard tools that IT admins won’t balk at having to maintain, we believe that this is state-of-the-art technology: simple and functional, yet providing easy access to a real-world linked data toolkit.
Voting closed 15 Dec. 2012. 216 Liked
Title: Free Your Metadata
Team: Free Your Metadata
The Free Your Metadata project wants to leverage existing tools to generate more adoption of Linked Data principles amongst librarians, archivists and museum professionals. Academia and companies have generated tremendous progress the last ten years regarding standards and technologies. We want to focus on large-scale adoption of these standards and technologies by making them available for a non-technical audience.
Voting closed 15 Dec. 2012. 109 Liked
AGRIS is a collection of more than 4 million of bibliographic records and it is one of the most important world-wide information systems in the agricultural domain. OpenAGRIS is a Web application entirely based on RDF that aggregates information from different sources to expand the AGRIS knowledge.