uncool URIs (posted on December 19, 2008, 10:32 pm, by Ed Summers, under Uncategorized, lcsh, semweb)
On December 18th I was asked to shut off lcsh.info by the Library of Congress. As an LC employee I really did not have much choice other than to comply.
The lcsh.info domain was registered by me in order to demonstrate how the Library of Congress Subject Headings could be represented as a Semantic Web application using SKOS . In particular I was eager to get feedback on how the data was being published with respect to Linked Data best practices. I got lots of great feedback, wrote a paper which I presented at DC2008, and learned that other institutions like the W3C and the Royal Library of Sweden were beginning to use URIs for concepts from lcsh.info in their metadata .........
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Ya'aqov Ziso, eResources Librarian, Rowan University