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Webinar: SKOS - Overview and Modeling of Controlled Vocabularies

This webinar is scheduled for Thursday, October 11, 2018, 14:00 UTC (convert this time to your local timezone here) and is free for DCMI members.

SKOS (Simple Knowledge Organization Systems) is the recommendation of the W3C to represent and publish datasets for classifications, thesauri, subject headings, glossaries and other types of controlled vocabularies and knowledge organization systems in general. The first part of the webinar includes an overview of the technologies of the semantic web and shows in detail the different elements of the SKOS model. The second part shows different approaches for the application of SKOS to represent controlled vocabularies.

Antoine Isaac (Europeana Foundation) works as R&D Manager for Europeana. He has been researching and promoting the use of Semantic Web and Linked Data technology in culture since his PhD studies at Paris-Sorbonne and the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel. He has especially worked on the representation and interoperability of collections and their vocabularies. He has served in other related W3C efforts, for example on SKOS, Library Linked Data, Data on the Web Best Practices, Data Exchange. He co-chairs the Technical Working Group of the RightsStatements.org initiative and the Discovery Technical Specification Group at the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF).


Juan-Antonio Pastor-Sánchez (Associate Professor, University of Murcia, Spain) Associate Professor in the Department of Information and Documentation and Coordinator of Information Systems at the University of Murcia. He teaches and researches on thesaurus management, management of information, knowledge organization, Semantic Web, web design, accessibility and information architecture for the web.



This Webinar will be hosted by ASIS&T. Full details, including instructions for joining the webinar.


Thursday, September 13, 2018