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Entire library journal editorial board resigns, citing 'crisis of conscience' after death of Aaron Swartz

Entire library journal editorial board resigns, citing 'crisis of conscience' after death of Aaron Swartz | Digital libraries | Scoop.it
In a dramatic show of support for the open access movement, the editor-in-chief and entire editorial board of the Journal of Library Administration announced their resignation last week. In a...

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nickcarman's curator insight, March 26, 2013 9:05 PM

For librarians and academics this is high drama...

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SWIB12 - Semantic Web in Libraries

To an ever increasing extent Linked Open Data (LOD) is developing into a mainstream topic, with more and more organizations announcing LOD projects and services. Furthermore, and especially during the last two years, Linked Open Data has received a lot more attention from the library world. Examples ranging from the Library of Congress' initiative "A Bibliographic Framework for the Digital Age", the Conference of European National Librarians and their vote to support the open licensing of their data, groups like LODLAM, IFLA'S Semantic Web Special Interest Group, to the point of library system vendors and providers discussing and experimenting with Linked Data technology - all these clearly reflect that LOD has gained a lot of momentum in library land.


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