Category Archives: Conference

Call for Papers: Workshop on Data and Resource Management at INFORMATIK 2014

This year’s conference INFORMATIK 2014 is concerned with the complexities of Big Data and will be held in Stuttgart in September. We are proud to have been accepted for a workshop on data management and the management of electronic resources in libraries.

We call for submission of papers on current research work and application of interesting use cases within the following research areas and application fields: Continue reading

Lightning Talks at SWIB13 Conference

We are glad to present the very first results of our project in two 5-minute Lightning Talks at the Semantic Web in Libraries (SWIB13) conference today. There are a lot of excellent and inspiring presentations here and we are proud to be part of this Linked Data movement. You do not have to wait until SWIB14, when the data management platform will hove gone live. You can stay in touch and help us develop and test this piece of software. Continue reading

SWIB13 und Datenmanagement: Disrupt MARC for Great Justice!

Dieser Tage findet in Hamburg die fünfte Konferenz zu Semantic Web in Libraries (SWIB13) statt. Dorothea Salo fordert in ihrer Keynote, dass BibliothekarInnen endlich aufwachen und Linked-Data-Technologien zum Einsatz bringen müssen: “Disrupt MARC with Linked Data for great justice!” Sie beschreibt die Schwierigkeiten, die neuen Konzepte den BibliothekarInnen in täglicher Praxis oder in Aus- und Fortbildung nahe zu bringen. Nicht nur mangele es oft an verständlichen, anschaulichen Darstellungen des Nutzens von Linked Data. Auch mache es die vorhandene Infrastruktur nicht gerade leicht, Linked Data zum Durchbruch zu verhelfen. Häufig fehlen einfach zu bedienende Werkzeuge und grafische Oberflächen. Continue reading