Linked Data Special Interest Group

Sponsoring body: Information Technology

The Linked Data SIG is dedicated to gathering and disseminating information about the use of Semantic Web standards in libraries.

Created following IFLA WLIC 2011 in Puerto Rico under the name Semantic Web Special Interest Group (SWSIG), the Linked Data Special Interest Group intends to gather professionals interested in the application of Semantic Web standards such as RDF and OWL to library data and applications, and the development of Linked Data in libraries.

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Linked Data, Special Interest Groups, Information technology, Semantic Web

Last update: 21 September 2016

Latest News

Farewell, SWSIG!

Emmanuelle Bermès, former convenor of the SWSIG from 2011 to 2015, bids farewell to the group as it takes a new start under a new name.

5 September 2016

Slides from the SWSIG / LIDASIG open session now available

Our Special Interest Group once again held a successful open session in Columbus, with a full room of participants to the open discussion. Highlights from the session include the change of name - from SWSIG to LIDASIG - and welcoming our new convenor Astrid Verheusen.

5 September 2016

Upcoming activities at IFLA WLIC 2016

We are looking forward to meeting you in Chicago and Columbus for this year's events : a satellite meeting on "Data in libraries" and our traditionnal open discussion session.

8 August 2016