our EAD-based catalogue, Calames , supports RDFa since 2008.
We have just updated the underlying RDF model, in order to link the
"components" to persons, coporate bodies, subjects...as described in
authority records from www.idref.fr .
Example (through RDFa Distiller's eyes) :
or (RDFa distiller result through W3C RDF validator's eyes, if you prefer to
look at the triples in a table) :
We have not created an ad hoc ontology. We just reuse existing vocabulary :
DC, DCTERMS, RDFS... except for FRBR : we have forged ad hoc and transitory
FRBR properties, waiting for a standard FRBR ontology.
Dép. Etudes & Projets
 Calames is the French manuscripts and archives catalogue for academic
and research libraries : http://www.calames.abes.fr
Calames has been developed by ABES (Agence Bibliographique de l'Enseignement
 IdRef is a new Web application just lauched by ABES. It gives access to
2 000 000 authority records, in HTML, XML and RDF. http://www.idref.fr