Loading…
2020 LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries has ended
To see the "Open Zoom" button to join the sessions, sign in to your Sched account.
Welcome to the 2020 LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries! There is no charge to participate. Attend one session or many! To join the sessions, create a Sched account. You will need a Sched account to see the "Open Zoom" button to join the actual session. Creating an account also enables you to create a personalized schedule of the sessions you want to attend and receive   reminders specific to those sessions. Session times are shown in Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7). To view the schedule in your local time zone, use the Timezone dropdown; then you can print, email or download your schedule in your timezone.
Join the ld4 Slack workspace with channels for each conference track.
See the LD4 Conference website for information about:
• Conference goals and track descriptions
Zoom tips and settings for anonymous participation (most sessions will be recorded for sharing)
Community Participation Guidelines and how to report related issues
Questions? Technical difficulties? Post on #ld4_2020__troubleshooting Slack channel or email ld4conf_chairs@googlegroups.com
New: Playlist of session recordings (including pre-recorded sessions)
To see the "Open Zoom" button to join the sessions, sign in to your Sched account.
Back To Schedule
Thursday, July 9 • 10:30am - 10:50am
Creating multiple application profiles from one source in one step

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Session recording

Cataloging in the Sinopia Linked Data Editor requires the use of JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) profiles, which provide templates defining resources which catalogers will make statements about and the properties used to make those statements. To catalog various formats of library materials, staff at the University of Washington (UW) Libraries have created multiple profiles containing resource and property definitions which are tailored to their respective formats. The properties and constraints within these profiles vary. The task of creating and maintaining multiple format-specific profiles presents a challenge. How can staff work efficiently when many profiles are desired (11 are in use at present), and some parts of the profiles can be reused across formats, but many definitions need to be customized in each? UW staff implemented a workflow for creating multiple format profiles from a single source. This source contains all properties needed across formats, and allows for the use of the same property in different ways for different formats. Using XML transformation tools (perhaps an unlikely choice for working with JSON data), and in particular XSLT 3.0, the team has created a workflow that has two important characteristics. First, it allows staff to make changes for any and all of the distinct format profiles in only one place. Second, it requires only a single step for staff to generate or update all format-specific profiles as needed. The intended audience for this tool demonstration includes technical services staff or others interested in workflows for creating machine-readable metadata application profiles.

The "rooms" in this virtual conference are larger than the rooms in an in-person conference, but they are not infinite. In this session, Zoom can accommodate a maximum 1000 participants. If the seats fill up before you can get in the (metaphorical) door, please keep in mind that we will post the recording of the session here for you to catch up. Check out the schedule to see if there are any other sessions that you can hop into right now, or wander over to Slack and introduce yourself to other participants in the #ld4_2020__introductions channel.

Google doc for Q&A for the RDF AP track.

Session Facilitators
avatar for Paloma Graciani Picardo

Paloma Graciani Picardo

Metadata Librarian & Head of Printed and Published Media Cataloging, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin
JS

Jackie Shieh

Descriptive Data Management Librarian, Smithsonian Libraries

Presenters
avatar for Ben Riesenberg

Ben Riesenberg

University of Washington Libraries Cataloging and Metadata Services


Thursday July 9, 2020 10:30am - 10:50am PDT