At the Ref Desk (1/16/19): Today's funny: Got an IM from a student asking who to contact for an overdue book. I texted him the phone number for Access Services. Student replied back that he'd call once his class was over. Um, right. [more...]

Tags as Far as the Eye Can See: New York Times to Publish Index as Linked Data

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 6/27/09 (9:02pm)
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06/18/2009
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The Times' data will join content from Project Gutenberg, a vast online library of text from public domain books, data from the U.S. census, and information from many other formative and vital entities in the semantic web space. Larson and his team intend to make available hundreds of thousands of tags for content dating back to 1851. This will providing give developers an invaluable, automatically navigable roadmap for the publication's vast directory of knowledge and will link that data to existing pages, people, and content around the web.