NCompass Live: Linked Data and Libraries: An Overview

NCompass live smallJoin us for next week’s NCompass Live, “Linked Data and Libraries: An Overview”, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time. Join Robin Hastings, Director of Technology Services for Northeast Kansas Library System (NEKLS), as she goes over the basics of what linked data is, what the potential of linked data can be and how libraries (and other organizations) are using it right now to make information more easily accessible on the web. Learn what the Library of Congress is doing with BIBFRAME and how projects like the Open Library are making use of linked data to extend their reach and make their information reusable. Upcoming NCompass Live events:
  • March 2 – What is this New Adult Fiction: A new category of literature or stepped up YA novels?
  • March 9 – Modern Pathfinders: Creating Better Research Guides
  • March 23 – Beyond the CMS: From to SOPAC3, new technologies at work
  • April 20 – Collaborative Community Outreach for Local History and Genealogy
For more information, to register for NCompass Live, or to listen to recordings of past events, go to the NCompass Live webpage. NCompass Live is broadcast live every Wednesday from 10am – 11am Central Time. Convert to your time zone on the Official U.S. Time website. The show is presented online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. Before you attend a session, please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones.
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