Silvia Mazzini

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Silvia Mazzini

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data architect, ontologist, RDF enthusiast




Library, Archive, Museum, Humanities

Linked Open Data Projects

The main projects she is involved in are:
Chamber of deputies (Italy): analysis and development of open linked data project for historical documentation and Library. Responsible of OCD ontology defined for specific domain ( of Chamber of deputies and supervisor of conversion in rdf/XML format of thousand of dataset published on the website ( ). Involved in development of endpoint sparql to query dataset and linked data api implementation (ELDA) to browse data.
Istituto per i beni artistici, culturali e naturali of Emilia-Romagna Region (IBC): analysis and development of linked open data Platform of the Institute, exposing cultural heritage dataset and defining ontologies for specific cultural domains (Museums, Regional flora and fauna databases); responsible of training course on international archival standard (EAD, EAC-CPF), XML and linked data standards (RDF, SPARQL).
CDEC (Foundation Contemporary Jewish Documentation Center): she is technical reference of the Linked Data project started on 2013 from the definition of the Shoah OWL ontology, that describes the various phases of the persecution and deportation of Jews (Italians and Foreigners) from Italy in 1943-1945 years (, to the “triplification” of deportation and persecution databases.


Data Architect at Regesta.exe since 2007, after PhD in Humanities she specialized in data content standard, in archival area (ISAD, ISAAR), data structure standard (EAD, EAC-CPF) in XML language and linked data standards. RDF developer and linked data initiatives




IT in cultural heritage