Cool URIs for the DDC: Towards Web-scale Accessibility of a Large Classification System

Michael Panzer

Abstract


The report discusses metadata strategies employed and problems
encountered during the first step of transforming the DDC into a Web information
resource. It focuses on the process of URI design, with regard to W3C
recommendations and Semantic Web paradigms. Special emphasis is placed on usefulness
of the URIs for RESTful web services.

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