Monthly Archives: Wednesday December 3rd, 2014


Presentation at SWIB14 Conference

Yesterday we gave a talk about the current state of d:swarm at the Semantic Web in Libraries (SWIB14) conference. It is amazing to hear all the excellent and inspiring presentations here in Bonn. The first feedback from the SWIB community encourages us to intensify our ambition to create an open source developer community.

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D:SWARM Modelling Perspective

D:SWARM beta release on the occasion of SWIB14

D:SWARM is truly #opensource, please participate!

Today, we have released a public beta of d:swarm on the occasion of the conference Semantic Web in Libraries (SWIB14). The SWIB conference aims to foster the exchange of ideas and experiences among practitioners on Linked Open Data (LOD) developments relevant to the library world. And this is what we ask you to do: please help us test our web application, guide our development or fork our code. We are looking forward to your feedback, your ideas, and your opinion.

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Transformation rda:publicationStatement

Examples of small transformations with d:swarm

What can I do with d:swarm? To illustrate the current functional range of d:swarm we are going to describe and explain some exemplary transformations:

  • How to create the RDA element “Publication Statement” from the corresponding segment of MAB-Tags?
  • How to add the 10- or 13-digit ISBN by using the transformation functions of d:swarm?
  • How to add a stable http-uri for linkage of a particular resource?

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