Archive for August, 2009

Last week I was in the UK, primarily to attend a DCMI Registry Community Workshop organized by UKOLN, scheduled for Friday, July 24th. Early the following week we found out that as we were gathered in York discussing distributed registries, Rachel Heery passed away after a long battle with breast cancer. Rachel was one of [...]

By Diane Hillmann, August 4, 2009, 12:43 pm (UTC-5)

One of the most interesting programs at ALA Annual that I was involved with was the Linked Data grassroots program. Here’s the blurb: From Legacy Data to Linked Data: Preparing Libraries for Web 3.0. “How can library cataloging data be transformed to function within ‘Web 3.0′ and be understood by non-library web applications? Speakers from [...]

By Diane Hillmann, August 3, 2009, 5:25 pm (UTC-5)