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Pilot project report

The Connections pilot project team has now posted a summary of its report to sponsors. We have a number of observations and recommendations for future linked data activity for the Emory Libraries, based on our experience. If you have thoughts and ideas about what we’ve been up to and what directions would be good to focus on in the future, please leave a comment! The Connections linked data interest group in the libraries will get together in early January to gather more input about where we go next.

The power of inference

John Wang and I recently gave a presentation about the Connections group and the Civil War Pilot, at the CNI Fall Meeting. We had a number of questions and comments from the audience at the end. We had mentioned our struggles to identify best tools to use and to actually use those open source tools. Several IT people in the audience had suggestions for what to use, but among then was, that if we didn’t need to get deeply into ontologies and inference, back end systems specifically designed as triplestores might be unnecessary, and maybe we could accomplish our […]