Tag: linked-data

Linked Data Property Graphs in Discovery
In a previous blog post, we explored property graphs in the context of linked data in bibliographic records. In this post, we'll experiment with exposing information from the graph DB to end users in discovery. Our goal is to add a section to the Primo full record display which shows other works by the same…

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Exploring Linked Data Property Graphs
Linked data continues to be a topic of interest to libraries, and more institutions are interested in leveraging the power of linked data to improve discoverability and make cataloging workflows more efficient. Alma is continuing to expand its support for linked data as well, with plans in the road map to introduce built-in support for…

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A Linked Data Author Card for Primo
In a previous blog post, we created a simple linked data-powered author card using the Alma Linked Data APIs. In this post, we'll create a Primo customization widget which integrates the author card into the Primo full view. Our author card uses the Bibcard library made available by the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The…

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Alternate Formats for Linked Data in Alma
As we've discussed previously, the Linked Data features in Alma now allow bibliographic records to be retrieved in three different formats- BIBFRAME, RDA/RDF and JSON-LD. In addition, staff users can view records in BIBFRAME directly from the record view: For some linked data experts, these formats may be perfectly readable as-is. But they were intended…

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Simple Linked Data-Powered Author Card
All bibliographic and local authority records managed in Alma are available in various linked data formats. Details on Alma’s linked data features are available in the documentation and this blog post. As this is an emerging area, we are exploring possible use cases that can be served well by linked data. A “classic” use of…

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Journey to Linked Open Data Support - An Update
Ex Libris has been hard at work implementing linked open data (LOD) features. In close cooperation with the IGELU/ELUNA Working Group on Linked Open Data, LOD has appeared in road map highlights going back several years. Now at the beginning of 2018 I'd like highlight several features released in the past few months, and to pause…

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Using the Linked Data Integration API to Enhance Discovery
At the University of Wisconsin-Madison we have been taking advantage of the Alma Linked Data integration API to enhance an experimental version of our local discovery system with info cards about some of the identities found in bibliographic records. See, for example, Gertrude Stein on Picasso. The catalog will attempt to retrieve some brief biographical…

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