Carol Jean Godby, Senior Research Scientist, OCLC BIBFRAME Update session, ALA 2013 Chicago, Illinois, USA Aligning BIBFRAME with The Schema/Bib Extend model The world’s libraries. Connected. Bibliographic Descriptions in Schema.org: Rationale • Increase the visibility of library resources in the major search engines. • Engage at the W3C level for representation of library data. • Address defects in the Schema model for representing bibliographic data. The world’s libraries. Connected. The context • OCLC’s alpha release of linked data for WorldCat.org. • The BIBFRAME Early Experimenters group. • The Schema Bib Extend W3C Community group. • OCLC’s experiments with SchemaBibEx and BIBFRAME. The world’s libraries. Connected. Schema.org and BibFrame: big alignments Data coverage Schema.org BibFrame Modeling detail The world’s libraries. Connected. Issues • Representation of FRBR Works and Expressions in Schema.org • Alignment of BIBFRAME Authorities and Annotations • Moving beyond the Dublin Core-like description The world’s libraries. Connected. A recommended division of labor SchemaBibEx advocates lead BIBFRAME leads • Evaluate Schema.org for library descriptions. • Develop BIBFRAME and harmonize with other postMARC standards. • Negotiate with Schema.org to adopt changes. • Work with specialized libraries to expand BIBFRAME’s descriptive capacity. • Map BIBFRAME concepts to Schema.org. • Map MARC concepts to BIBFRAME. The world’s libraries. Connected. For more information • Ted Fons, Jeff Penka, and Richard Wallis. “OCLC’s Linked Data Initiative: Using Schema.org to Make Library Data Relevant on the Web.” Information Standards Quarterly. Spring/Summer 2012. 24:3. • http://www.essepuntato.it/lode/http://purl.org/library/ • Carol Jean Godby. 2013. The Relationship between BIBFRAME and the Schema.org ‘Bib Extensions’ Model: A Working Paper. • http://www.oclc.org/content/dam/research/publications/library/2013/2013-05.pdf. • Schema Bib Extend Community Group – W3C. • http://www.w3.org/community/schemabibex/ The world’s libraries. Connected. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Suggested attribution: “This work uses content from ‘Aligning BIBFRAME with The Schema/Bib Extend Model’ © OCLC, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/” The world’s libraries. Connected.