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Below, you’ll find all of the latest news and goings on in the LODLAM community, including upcoming events, published reports, etc. You can also keep an eye on #LODLAM on the Twitter stream below and to the right.


LODLAM Resources

You can find resources about LODLAM in the full resources page. Here you can find archived talks, presentations, and articles to get up to speed on Linked Open Data with a particular emphasis on libraries, archives, and museums.



Save the date for the 3rd International LODLAM Summit, taking place in Sydney, June 29-30, 2015. More details available in the coming weeks.

  1. Jon Voss

    LODLAM Training Day Videos & Slides

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    Thanks to our friends at SemTechBiz (big ups to Eric Franzon) and amazing LODLAMers around the world who volunteered to put on sessions, we were able to put together an amazing prototype for something we hope to take on the road in 2015: the first LODLAM Training Day. We had an incredible lineup of people sharing their real-world approaches to both publishing and reusing Linked Open Data in library, archive, and museum settings. The idea with the Training Day is to get into hands-on applications and examples rather than conceptual talks, and begin giving people the means to share and create within the “web of data.”

    We were bootstrapping it a bit, but we did put together videos of the talks (with the exception of Rob’s, in which we very sadly lost the last half of his talk due to camera fail), and everyone shared their slides.

    You can see all of the talks in a Youtube Channel, or see the individual talks embedded below with links to their slides or examples.

    * Jon Voss, Historypin and co-founder of the International LODLAM Summit

    Publishing, Sharing, and Opening

    * Silvia Southwick and Cory Lampert, UNLV, Librarians’ adventure into LODLAM (slides, demo videos)

    * Eric Lease Morgan, Notre Dame, Publishing LOD with a bent toward archivists (post)

    * Rob Sanderson, Stanford, International Image Interoperability Framework and JSON-LD (slides)

    * Duane Degler & Neal Johnson, Design for Context, Now What? Creating Innovative LODLAM Sites & Apps (slides)

    Discovery, Visualization, and Reuse

    * Ethan Gruber, American Numismatic Society, 0 to 60 on SPARQL queries in 50 minutes (slides)

    * Eetu Mäkelä, Aalto University School of Science, What to do with Linked Data? (slides)

    * Jarek Wlkiewicz & Shawn Simister, Google, screencast walking through the tutorial on how to run the Cayley graph database (slides)

    * Richard Wallis, OCLC, Worldcat, Works, and Schema.org (slides)