Data Value

Liberating business, social, economic, enterprise, and financial value from data of all types delivers benefits to governments, commerce, media, academia, libraries, and individuals. Data Liberate, and it's founder Richard Wallis, focus on introducing, simplifying, and demystifying, these often superficially complex techniques and technologies.

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A bit of a profound question – triggered by a guest post on Museums Computer Group by Nick Poole CEO of The Collections Trust about Culture Grid and an overview of recent announcements about it. Broadly the changes are that: … More…

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About a month ago Version 2.0 of the Schema.org vocabulary hit the streets. But does this warrant the version number clicking over from 1.xx to 2.0? More…

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This post is about an unusual, but very useful, aspect of the Schema.org vocabulary — the Role type. More…

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Google announced yesterday that it is the end of the line for Freebase – will this be good for Wikidata? More…

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It is one thing to have a vision, regular readers of this blog will know I have them all the time, its yet another to see it starting to form through the mist into a reality. Several times in the … More…

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Several significant bibliographic related proposals were brought together in a package which I take great pleasure in reporting was included in the latest v1.9 release of Schema.org More…

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They’re released! A couple of months back I spoke about the preview release of Works data from WorldCat.org.  Today OCLC published a press release announcing the official release of 197 million descriptions of bibliographic Works. A Work is a high-level … More…