Huh. I didn't look at "How to read..." but I did look at the other two.
Just so we're on the same page, here are the two I found in which I
could not detect any schema.org markup:
Interestingly, the "how to read" doesn't appear to have schema.org either:
FWIW, I'm looking at the HTML itself. You may be using a tool that is
generating a little but of schema. Is that accurate?
If you look at the HTML of the 2016 item you sent along, you can see the
schema.org vocab embedded in the code:
That's probably why it generated more output. The 2014 reviews do not
actually include schema.org markup.
On 03/29/2016 11:36 AM, Karen Coyle wrote:
> That's odd. I haven't done a large survey, but every recent item that
> I've looked at has had the code.
> Statement Collection #1
> Entity http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2016/2016-03-30.html
> rdfa:usesVocabulary <http://www.w3.org/ns/rdfa#usesVocabulary>
> schema: <http://schema.org/>
> Statement Collection #2
> Entity http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2016/2016-03-30.html#review_text
> rdf:type <http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#type> schema:Review
> schema:name <http://schema.org/name> Bryn Mawr Classical Review
> schema:itemReviewed <http://schema.org/itemReviewed>
> schema:author <http://schema.org/author> Robert W. Wallace
> schema:reviewBody <http://schema.org/reviewBody> This book is cause
> for celebration. Notwithstanding the complexity of his many source
> traditions, Solon is our best attested historical figure from archaic
> Greece, as sophos, poet, statesman, lawgiver, and the subject of a
> biography by Plutarch.
> It's possible that earlier data wasn't coded sufficiently to pick up the
> details. Here's the "latin poem" one:
> Entity http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2014/2014-01-07.html#this
> schema:description <http://schema.org/description> William
> Fitzgerald, How to Read a Latin Poem: If You Can’t Read Latin Yet.
> Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. ix, 278. ISBN
> 9780199657865. $35.00.
> This is indeed why I wanted a "before and after" test - to see if schema
> did add SEO. Now we don't know.
> On 3/29/16 7:48 AM, Kevin Ford wrote:
>> Hi Karen,
>> I took a look at those bryn mawr hits and I don't see the schema.org
>> used in the page. Am I missing it? Perhaps I found the wrong thing.
>> If indeed it's not there, it just goes to show how using schema is not
>> a panacea. Loads of factors go into search ranking, relevancy, and
>> On 03/24/2016 09:28 PM, Karen Coyle wrote:
>>> I worked on the addition of schema.org data to the Bryn Mawr Classical
>>> Reviews. Although I advised doing a "before and after" test to see how
>>> it affected retrieval, I lost touch with the folks before that could
>>> happen. However, their reviews do show up fairly high in Google, around
>>> the 3-5th place on page one. Try these searches:
>>> how to read a latin poem
>>> /From Listeners to Viewers:/
>>> /Butrint 4: The Archaeology and Histories of an Ionian Town
>>> On 3/22/16 5:44 PM, Jennifer DeJonghe wrote:
>>>> I'm looking for examples of library web sites or university web sites
>>>> that are using Structured Data / schema.org to mark up books,
>>>> locations, events, etc, on their public web sites or blogs. I'm NOT
>>>> really looking for huge linked data projects where large record sets
>>>> are marked up, but more simple SEO practices for displaying rich
>>>> snippets in search engine results.
>>>> If you have examples of library or university websites doing this,
>>>> please send me a link!
>>>> Thank you,
>>>> Jennifer DeJonghe
>>>> Librarian and Professor
>>>> Library and Information Services
>>>> Metropolitan State University
>>>> St. Paul, MN