LCSH, SKOS and Linked Data

  • Summers, Ed, Library of Congress U
  • Isaac, Antoine V
  • Redding, Clay, Library of Congress U
  • et al.
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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.




Summers, Ed, Library of Congress, U., Isaac, Antoine, V. U. N., Redding, Clay, Library of Congress, U., & Krech, Dan, Library of Congress, U. (2008). LCSH, SKOS and Linked Data. Knowledge Organization, abs/0805.2(2006), 25–33.

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