Linked Data for Libraries,
Archives and Museums

How to clean, link and publish your metadata

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This highly practical handbook teaches you how to unlock the value of your existing metadata through cleaning, reconciliation, enrichment and linking and how to streamline the process of new metadata creation.

Metadata experts Seth van Hooland and Ruben Verborgh introduce the key concepts of metadata standards and Linked Data and how they can be practically applied to existing metadata, giving readers the tools and understanding to achieve maximum results with limited resources.

In this book

Chapter 1: Modelling

Key learning outcomes:

Case study: Linked Data at your fingertips

Chapter 2: Cleaning

Key learning outcomes:

Case study: cleaning metadata of the Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts

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Chapter 3: Reconciling

Key learning outcomes:

Case study: reconciling the metadata of the Powerhouse Museum

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Chapter 4: Enriching

Key learning outcomes:

Case study: enriching the British Library metadata

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Chapter 5: Publishing

Key learning outcomes:

Case study: Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York

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