The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) 25th Annual Conference will be held on June 3-6, 2010 in Palm Springs, California. Eric Miller from Zepheira will be providing the Vision Session on Linked Data and Libraries. The presentation will provide an overview of Linked Data and highlight several relevant, practical examples of this work. Past, present and future directions of Linked Data, specifically in the area of libraries, will be discussed. This presentation will conclude by suggesting some strategic and symbiotic areas of work that will help libraries leverage the potential of the Web and highlight how the Web will benefit from library science principles and practice.
Eric Miller will be speaking about Recollection on 17 November, 2009 at the ‘The Semantic Web: Fact or Myth?’ Conference co-sponsored by CENDI, FLICC and NFAIS and held at the National Archives.
Zepheira announces Callimachus, an Open Source Software project to allow Semantic Web applications to be easily made by Web authors.
The Library of Congress began a pilot project in 2009 with Zepheira, LLC to develop a proof of concept that can be used to collect and explore information about digital collections. The result is a software platform called Recollection. Project Recollection was presented by Laura Campbell, Associate Librarian for Strategic Initiatives for The Library of Congress, and Eric Miller, President of Zepheira at the 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries held in Corfu, Greece September 27 – October 2, 2009. The project was awarded “Best Poster” for the conference. View the session poster and the award posted on the ECDL 2009 site.
The Library of Congress is collaborating with Zepheira to develop a pilot platform to allow communities of interest to interconnect their information.
Uche Ogbuji discusses how Semantic technologies are key for information management professional to realize the much-hyped benefits of “Web 2.0”. The occasion is the Society for Information Management meeting on Tuesday February 17, 2009, with the theme “Web 2.0 – The Paradigm Shift”.
On April 7th Zepheira partners Eric Miller and Uche Ogbuji will be presenting “Websheets – Web-based Data Integration of Spreadsheets” at Enterprise Data World in Tampa, Florida
The Semantic Web Deployment Working Group and XHTML2 Working Group have announced that RDFa in XHTML : Syntax and Processing specification has reached W3C Recommendation status. This is an important step toward advancing the application of structured data and metadata to the Web publishing and browsing experiences.
On November 20th Zepheira partner Uche Ogbuji will be presenting “An enterprise roadmap for semantic technology” in a free teleconference seminar series led by Earley and Associates