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Core Concepts for Future Cataloguers

Garea Garcia, N; Welsh, A; Bikakis, A; Mahony, S; Inskip, C; Vogel, M; (2015) Core Concepts for Future Cataloguers. Presented at: CILIP Conference 2015, Liverpool, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

The Linked Open Bibliographic Data project at UCL is developing an Open Educational Resource to enable the teaching and learning of BIBFRAME, the new RDF-based framework designed to take over from MARC. A new bibliographic dataset based on BIBFRAME, which will be linked with other online datasets, has been created for that purpose. The learning resource, which will be publicly available under an open licence on completion, will allow learners to access, explore, query and update the dataset through an intuitive interface built on top of the SPARQL query language. This masterclass shares experience in converting MARC records to BIBFRAME using the Library of Congress’s conversion tools [http://bibframe.org/tools/]. More fundamentally, it provides examples of how our model for Cataloguing is changing from linking record:record to field:field. Using publication data from library academics, we’ll look at what’s new in BIBFRAME and why this matters. Finally, we’ll discuss the extent to which those responsible for inputting data may (or may not) need to get to grips with the new data structure and ways that the enthusiastic can keep up.

Type: Conference item (Presentation)
Title: Core Concepts for Future Cataloguers
Event: CILIP Conference 2015
Location: Liverpool, UK
Dates: 2015-07-02 - 2015-07-03
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://cilipconference2015.org.uk/
Keywords: cataloguing, cataloging, RDF, linked data, BIBFRAME, MARC
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Dept of Information Studies
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1469271
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