Tag Archives: Linked Data

Will’s World Online Hack event

Will’s World is a registry that lets you discover the world of Shakespeare From  5-12 December 2012, Shakespeare enthusiasts and coding enthusiasts will work together to create a Shakespeare Registry of metadata of digital resources relating to Shakespeare – covering … Continue reading

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Linked Data for libraries video

A new 15-minute video (from OCLC) introduces the concepts and technology behind linked data, how it works and some benefits it brings to libraries:  Linked Data for Libraries Tweet

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Managing Research Data Hack Day

DevCSI, together with the JISC Managing Research Data Programme and the JISC Orbital Project, organised a Managing Research Data hack event in Manchester in early May 2012.  The event was designed to bring together software developers, project managers, data librarians … Continue reading

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Twitter becomes new frontier for data analytics

Research into measuring the influence of tweets has led to speculation about the use of tweet data analysis to predict the future.  In an article entitled Can watching Twitter trends help predict the future?, Mathew Ingram reports on analysts’ efforts to … Continue reading

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Looking for the Link between Library Usage and Student Attainment

The latest issue of Ariadne includes an article by Graham Stone, Bryony Ramsden and Dave Pattern from Huddersfield University,  introducing the JISC-funded Library Impact Data Project (LIDP).  Full text available at: Looking for the Link between Library Usage and Student … Continue reading

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LIDP – final blog post

The Final Blog reflection on the Library Impact Data Project was posted last week. The project aimed to discover if there is a statistically significant correlation across a number of universities between library activity data and student attainment. The answer is … Continue reading

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Use of e-journals and research outcomes

The current Library Connect Newsletter from Elsevier includes an article by Michael Jubb from the RIN entitled Use of e-journals & research outcomes: Are they related?. This reflects on an investigation of relationships between levels of usage and research performance, … Continue reading

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Article on linked data

The latest issue of Panlibus (the news magazine from Talis) contains an article on Linked Data in Libraries by Sarah Bartlett  – you will find the article on pp16-17 of the PDF version.  Discussing “What place for libraries in a … Continue reading

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#MashDMU – my mashed library interests

Hi folks A summary of my current Mashed Library interests (see also the link below). The Policy Pit (engaging with learners, especially at a distance); PITSTOP (HEA-funded research project investigating use of mediated discussion boards supporting 2nd year social work … Continue reading

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