ALA Techsource summarizes the American Library Association (ALA) Grassroots Program “From Legacy Data to Linked Data: Preparing Libraries for Web 3.0” and how libraries are starting to look at the future of resource description, management and access.
Eric Miller from Zepheira will be giving the keynote presentation at the American Library Association (ALA) Grassroots Program “From Legacy Data to Linked Data: Preparing Libraries for Web 3.0” on July 13th at the ALA Annual 2009 Conference which will be held July 9-15, 2009 in Chicago, IL. Learn about connecting related data using the Web as a platform and hear how the US Library of Congress is adopting this approach in their new Recollection Platform.
On July 27, 2009 Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) upgraded their PURL server to a new open source platform built by Zepheira. OCLC’s upgrade reflects their continued support to provide persistent, stable World Wide Web (WWW) addresses for the international library and education community, government, business, and non-profit organizations, and private citizens. OCLC’s PURL server currently resolves approximately two million PURLs per day.
The 2009 Semantic Technologies Conference was held in San Jose the week of June 15, 2009 and proved to be a showcase of market trends in the use of semantic technologies. Each year the conference has grown in number of use cases demonstrating real-world application of these technologies and this year was no different. In addition, the number of vendors offering solutions grew, providing implementers a wide variety of options. Attendance and exciting announcements from Google, Microsoft, Siri, the New York Times, Zepheira, and others rounded out another successful year of the conference.
Zepheira will be speaking on market trends and real world applications of semantic technologies at the premier event for semantic technologies the week of June 15, 2009 in San Jose. See first hand how development tools and platforms are making it easier than ever to leverage the power of semantics. Detailed case studies relevant to US government agencies including the US Library of Congress, and major publishers, pharmaceutical companies and many more will be described in detail by Zepheira’s team of experts in this space.
David Wood has organized this year’s Computer Science Seminar Series on Next Generation Internet Technology and Business at the Virginia Military Institute. Abstracts for the seminar’s talks are online. Zepheira team members Eric Miller, Brian Sletten and Bernadette Hyland will be joined by Internet entrepreneurs Peter Rodgers of 1060 Research, Andrew Glover of Stelligent and […]
Bob DuCharme interviews Zepheira’s Uche Ogbuji about the applications of Semantic Technologies in preparation for the upcoming Linked Data Planet conference.