Welcome to the website of Linked Data for Production (LD4P). With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the LD4P partners (Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Library of Congress, Princeton, and Stanford / Directory of team members) are piloting the production of linked data for library resources. Over a two-year period (2016-2018), our work focuses on:
While each partner institution leads its own domain-specific ontology extension and metadata production projects, the partners collaborate closely with one another and with the Mellon-funded Linked Data for Libraries-Labs (LD4L-Labs) project on modeling a general-purpose extension to BIBFRAME, developing best practices for ontology extension modeling and for linked data production, evaluating linked data tools, and prototyping an infrastructure for cooperative production of linked data.
LD4P provides input to the Linked Data for Libraries-Labs (LD4L-Labs) project on the development of VitroLib, a linked data editor for libraries, and the LD4L-Labs Converter. LD4P is evaluating several other linked data tools (see our Registry of Tools), including the Library of Congress BIBFRAME Editor and Converter. Coming soon: Linked Data Editor Requirements and Evaluations.
The Biblioportal ontology repository is a library-specific implementation of Stanford University's BioPortal.
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