Articles in category 'Vocabularies'

Over the past weekend I participated in a Twitter conversation on the topic of meaning, data, transformation and packaging. The conversation is too long to repost here, but looking from July 11-12 for @metadata_maven should pick most of it up. Aside from my usual frustration at the message limitations in Twitter, there seemed to be […]

By Diane Hillmann, July 16, 2015, 9:35 pm (UTC-5)

In the old days, when I was on MARBI as liaison for AALL, I used to write a fairly detailed report, and after that wrote it up for my Cornell colleagues. The gist of those reports was to describe what happened, and if there might be implications to consider from the decisions. I don’t propose […]

By Diane Hillmann, July 10, 2015, 10:10 am (UTC-5)

In my post last week, I mentioned a paper that Gordon Dunsire, Jon Phipps and I had written for the IFLA Satellite Meeting in Paris last month “Linked Data in Libraries: Let’s make it happen!” (note the videos!). I wanted to talk about the paper and why we wrote it, but I’m not just going […]

By Diane Hillmann, September 22, 2014, 12:01 pm (UTC-5)

Some of you have probably noted that we’ve been somewhat quiet recently, but as usual, it doesn’t mean nothing is going on, more that we’ve been too busy to come up for air to talk about it. A few of you might have noticed a tweet from the PBCore folks on a conversation we had […]

By Diane Hillmann, September 15, 2014, 2:31 pm (UTC-5)

[Continuing from a post earlier today] The second, and not unrelated, announcement had to do with the end of printed versions of the Red Books, which have traditionally represented LCSH in its most official form. In the LC report to CC:DA the cessation of publication of the Red Books was announced: In 2012, LC conducted […]

By Diane Hillmann, July 23, 2013, 3:20 pm (UTC-5)

The Library of Congress recently made a couple of announcements, which I’ve been thinking about in the context of the provision of linked data services. In May, LC announced that a ‘reconciliation’ had been done on the LC relators, in part to bring them into conformance with RDA role terms. This is not at all […]

By Diane Hillmann, July 23, 2013, 2:35 pm (UTC-5)