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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2009, Vol. 3 Issue (3): 8-14    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2009.03.03
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LCSH, SKOS and Linked Data
Ed SummersAntoine IsaacClay ReddingDan Krech1
1(Library of Congress, USA)
2(Vrije Universiteit Netherlands,Netherlands)
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A technique for converting Library of Congress Subject Headings MARCXML to Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) RDF is described. Strengths of the SKOS vocabulary are highlighted, as well as possible points for extension, and the integration of other semantic web vocabularies such as Dublin Core. An application for making the vocabulary available as linked data on the Web is also described.

Key wordsMetadata      Semantic Web      Controlled vocabularies      SKOS      MARC      RDF      Dublin Core      Identifiers     
Received: 09 February 2009      Published: 25 March 2009


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Ed Summers,Antoine Isaac,Clay Redding,Dan Krech. LCSH, SKOS and Linked Data. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2009, 3(3): 8-14.

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