LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.0

Help for BIBFRAME Archives


BIBFRAME Archives

BIBFRAME Archives


BIBFRAME@LISTSERV.LOC.GOV


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

BIBFRAME Home

BIBFRAME Home

BIBFRAME  February 2016

BIBFRAME February 2016

Subject:

Re: creating/writing bibframe data

From:

James Weinheimer <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 09:33:45 +0100

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (57 lines)

On 2/24/2016 9:44 PM, Young,Jeff (OR) wrote:
> Another place we see Google using their Linked Data is in their Knowledge Graph Search API:
>
> https://developers.google.com/knowledge-graph/
>
> Search results link to a full page description as opposed to the "card" they present in their regular search results. For example:
>
> http://g.co/kg/m/0dl567
>
> They don't provide access to their underlying graph, but this makes it easier to imagine the possibilities.

So exactly what are the possibilities here that are so amazing? In this 
Knowledge Graph, Google ripped off information from Wikipedia, where we 
learn her age, we get a picture, her height, her parents, her siblings. 
People can easily find this sort of biographical information in a lot of 
places now. We also discover a few of her songs, her profiles, a few of 
her albums, and we also discover that people who searched for her also 
searched for Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, among others. Big whoop. I 
am not saying this is bad, but what is so amazing about it? It's like 
looking her up in an encyclopedia or even a fanzine.

If we compare this with just a Worldcat search, 
http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=au%3A%22swift+taylor%22&&dblist=638&fq=, there 
is a lot more there *IF* we know how to look at it. We discover what she 
created, and if the facets were more user friendly (I don't know how 
many users understand the facets), we could limit by format, by the 
people she worked with, languages, dates, "content" and "topic" (library 
science? Art and architecture? Really?).

If we compare the Google Knowledge Graph with Worldcat Identities, 
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-no2007053238/ we get something 
that (at least I think) is potentially the most interesting of all. 
There are "Related identities" but I think the "Associated subjects" 
found at the bottom could potentially be the most useful because people 
who are interested in her might discover new insights into her work. I 
confess that I did. Being in Rome, Italy, I don't know much about her, 
but some of the subjects are interesting. (The links could work *much* 
better, by the way)

All brought to you by the catalogers of the world!

This is the kind of information that catalogers make that I believe the 
public could learn to appreciate if they could just see and use it. And 
you don't need linked data to any of it--just different views of our own 
records.

James Weinheimer [log in to unmask]
First Thus http://blog.jweinheimer.net
First Thus Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/FirstThus
Personal Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/james.weinheimer.35
Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+JamesWeinheimer
Cooperative Cataloging Rules http://sites.google.com/site/opencatalogingrules/
Cataloging Matters Podcasts http://blog.jweinheimer.net/cataloging-matters-podcasts
The Library Herald http://libnews.jweinheimer.net/

[delay +30 days]

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Search Archives

Search Archives


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
July 2011
June 2011

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LISTSERV.LOC.GOV

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager