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Facilitating access to the web of data : a guide for librarians

Author: David Stuart
Publisher: London : Facet Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The web is changing from a web of documents to a web of data; from a web that can be read by humans, to one that can be read by machines. These are fascinating advances for anyone interested in the changing nature of the web and the way we access information. The technologies being forged in this new landscape will provide a host of opportunities for library and information professionals to shape the information  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Stuart
ISBN: 9781856047456 1856047458
OCLC Number: 747033773
Description: xxiv, 173 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Open data --
A semantic web : one that's meaningful to computers --
Data silos --
The semantic web : the RDF vision --
Embedded semantics --
The library and the web of data --
The future of the librarian and the web of data.
Responsibility: David Stuart.


Offers an introduction to the web of data and the semantic web, exploring technologies including APIs, microformats and linked data. This title includes topical commentary and practical examples that  Read more...


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