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Library Technology Reports, Understanding the Semantic Web and RDA Vocabularies--eEditions e-book
Karen Coyle
Item Number: 7400-4357
Publisher: ALA TechSource
Price: $34.00
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Recipient of the 2011 ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award

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Library Technology Reports, January 2010 (46:1), 31 pages
Library Technology Reports, February/March 2010 (46:2), 39 pages
8.5" x 11"
Year Published: 2010

This special e-book package includes two issues of Library Technology Reports written by Karen Coyle (not available separately). These issues explore and explain, using concrete models and real-world examples, the transformation of bibliographic data and metadata for use on the Web.

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Inside these Reports:

Understanding the Semantic Web: Bibliographic Data and Metadata (46:1; January 2010)

  • Library Data in a Modern Context
  • Changing the Nature of Library Data
  • Resources

RDA Vocabularies for a Twenty-First-Century Data Environment (46:2; February/March 2010)

  • Library Data in the Web World
  • Metadata Models of the World Wide Web
  • FRBR, the Domain Model
  • RDA in RDF
  • Resources

About the Author

Karen Coyle is a librarian and a consultant in the area of digital libraries. She worked for over 20 years at the University of California in the California Digital Library, has served on library and information standards committees, and had written frequently on technical topics ranging from metadata development, technology management and system design, and on policy area such as copyright and privacy.

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About Library Technology Reports

Published by ALA TechSource, Library Technology Reports helps librarians make informed decisions about technology products and projects. Library Technology Reports publishes eight issues annually and provides thorough overviews of current technology. Reports are authored by experts in the field and may address the application of technology to library services, offer evaluative descriptions of specific products or product classes, or cover emerging technology. Find out more information on this publication and how you can subscribe here.


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