LCSH, SKOS and Linked Data

Ed Summers, Antoine Isaac, Clay Redding, Dan Krech

Abstract


A technique for converting Library of Congress Subject Headings
MARCXML to Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) RDF is described. Strengths
of the SKOS vocabulary are highlighted, as well as possible points for extension,
and the integration of other semantic web vocabularies such as Dublin Core. An
application for making the vocabulary available as linked-data on the Web is also
described.

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