BIBFLOW at OCLC’s “Library Data [R]evolution: Applying Linked Data Concepts”
On February 10, BIBFLOW’s Carl Stahmer (Director of Digital Scholarship at UC Davis) joined Sally McCallum (Chief, Network Developments/MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress), Ted Fons (Executive Director, Data Services and WorldCat Quality Management, OCLC) and Kenning Arlitsch (Dean, Montana State University) as a presenter at OCLC’s Library Data [R]evolution: Applying Linked Data Concepts event at the San Francisco Public Library. Topics covered at the event included an update on the BIBFRAME framework and the Library of Congress’s current implementation plans and schedule, a discussion of OCLC’s Schema.org implementation and their current and upcoming linked data offerings, information on how to improve library presence on the web, and an overview of the current state of BIBFLOW. The BIBFLOW presentation covered areas such as a discussion of the implications for library workflows of moving to linked data, our work to develop a linked data native fork of Kuali-OLE, and our plans to host a series of virtual testing sessions to allow the wider community to test cataloguing native BIBFRAME. Complete video of the BIBFLOW presentation can be viewed here, along with the question and answers panel. To view the entire event in sequence, start here.