The Linked Open Data for the SBN catalogue
ICCU set up a working group consisting of ICCU representatives and experts from the VAST LAB – PIN Laboratory (Polo universitario di Prato – Servizi didattici e scientifici per l’Università di Firenze), that produced a summary report with a logical and operative schema for the output and issuing of SBN datasets, structured according to LOD technologies.
The working group is upgrading and refining the mapping between the Unimarc format and the FRBRoo (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records object oriented) onthology issued in 2015, in order to include a larger types of resources.
Such upgrade shall also concern the attributes relating to the copy (item in the reference model), so as to allow the generation of a RDF/FRBR dataset supplied with management data, starting from the Unimarc export from SBN.
Cooperation Agrement ICCU / Polo Digitale
In January 2016 the Institute and the Polo Digitale of cultural institutions in Naples signed the Cooperation Agreement (in Italianj) for achieving the following purposes. ICCU will work towards the extension and refinement of the mapping SBN records and FRBR Ontology in order to include the new functionalities of SBN (protocols and software services) for the dialog between SBNWeb and MetaFAD, which is the platform of the project. The Polo Digitale will deliver this platform as open source s/w and ICCU will promote it to the libraries and Institutions that expect to implement a digital library system.
Papers on LOD for SBN:
- SBN in Linked Open Data (Archivio Centrale dello Stato, 20 th - 21 st Feb. 2014)
- L’apertura dei dati dell’Anagrafe delle biblioteche e dell’OPAC SBN (in Italian) (ICCU, November 12, 2013)
- Experiments of Linked Open Data in the framework of the National Union Catalogue (SBN) (Roma, Università di Roma La Sapienza, October 2, 2013)