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Library Vendors and Linked Data

By Cory Lampert on June 11, 2014 10:59 AM | Permalink

This image comes from the Report of the Stanford Linked Data Workshop

One of the challenges of working on linked data in these early stages of adoption is that there is not an easy way to adopt our current workflow into a new linked-date ready system and completely migrate to an all-linked data world.  For the meantime, then we will be maintaining a parallel structure of creating our digital collections within our digital asset management system and then exporting data from this platform and transforming it into linked data where it is stored in a triplestore and published.  This process does have redundancies, but until we can fully adapt our workflow, systems and user experience to accommodate linked data, there is no other option. There are several strategies that we are undertaking to try and work toward the goal of an integration like this: