Nov 23 2015
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Hamburg, Germany

The SWIB conference (Semantic Web in Bibliotheken) is an annual conference focusing on Semantic Web and Linked Open Data (LOD) in libraries and related organisations. which this year will be held in Hamburg from 23-25 November 2015.

Conference themes

Projects & Applications

  • integration of LOD into productive library applications
  • authorities and knowledge organization systems (thesauri, classifications, ontologies)
  • re-use of published linked library data & mash-ups (using data from different sources)
  • presenting and visualizing LOD
  • end-user environments for interaction with LOD (e.g. annotation)
  • crowdsourcing/gamification approaches involving LOD sources
  • linking research data

Technology (focus on Open Source software)

  • semantically enhanced data publication
  • data transformation/integration/enhancement/mapping/interlinking
  • searching/information retrieval
  • read/write linked data
  • linked data and library systems

Standards & Best Practices

  • open web standards relevant for libraries
  • application profiles & provenance information
  • providing updates & syncing data sources
  • preservation & sustainability
  • open data licensing

More information

Website: http://swib.org/swib15
Hashtag: #swib15
Twitter: @swibcon