I originally posted this as a question in the Coursera MOOC on Metadata’s discussion forums on 2014-07-30. So far I have received no written responses at all, but I did get 5 points (upvotes) for posting. I hope someone outside the MOOC may be able to answer and please correct me if I’m wrong. If […]
How about a(nother) community-built database of bibliographic data? One that is not limited to books or scientific journal articles, but does aim to identify the related people, organisations, perhaps even rooms in which conferences were held. That aims to connect the dots rather than re-mint URIs for everything that already has a URI, but recognises […]
More Open Library
After some initial playing, I have started work on a VacuumBot for Open Library. It is supposed to be a general bot that can clean up some of the mess I found in the datadump of January 2012. By now I have compiled several lists of dirty data and key counts in this Gist. Among […]
Playing with the Open Library
Lately I’ve been playing (it’s not ‘working’ yet) with Open Library and its data. I’m even on the discuss and tech mailing lists, forked the GitHub repository and did a pull request. Why? Just like I use Discogs.com to keep track of my CDs, I thought I could use an online editable catalog for my […]
Now with Dublin Core and translations!
As a fan of semantics on the web, I couldn’t let it happen that my own blog posts don’t have at least some basic metadata. Thanks to the Dublin Core for WordPress plugin, the basic metadata (title, author, publication date, language of the post, etc.) is now automatically inserted into all the blog posts. See […]
Nu met Dublin Core en vertalingen!
Als fan van semantiek op het web kan ik het niet laten gebeuren dat mijn eigen stukjes tekst niet op zijn minst algemene metadata bevatten. Dankzij de WordPressplugin Dublin Core for WordPress wordt de basismetadata (titel, auteur, datum van publicatie, taal van het stuk, enz.) nu in elke post gevoegd. Kijk eens bij “Page info” […]