Minutes for 03/23/2016

Union Catalog Committee Meeting Notes – March 23, 2016

BIBFRAME DISCUSSION/Linked Data:

  • Mark – Asked for knowledge base from each member on the call.
    • Amy S. (Garfield) – Zepheira class, familiar with Denver Public Library usage of linked data.
    • Amy C. (CMC) – No background although she has done independent research.
    • Betsey  – Took Zepheira class
    • Karen N. – Took Zepheira class and is familiar with DPL usage.
    • Diane & Amy – have background similar to Amy S.
    • Gail N. – No background
    • Jo – Attended training
    • Jolanda – No specific training
    • Nicole B. – Researched but not strong knowledge
    • Jamie – Basic knowledge
    • Shelly – Basic knowledge
    • Lloyd – Attended Zepheira training
  • Mark – creative work/properties/relationships, less text, more textural representation.
  • Archives project – link to Wikipedia, genealogy.
  • LTI – issue relying on “text-based matching” – Authority finds misspelling, sends back to correct.
  • Lloyd – Learned at IUG that linked data URIs are available from authority vendors such as Backstage LTI is waiting for Library of Congress to tell them what to do.
  • Mark – Some libraries are putting linking info (URIs) into $0 sub-field in MARC records.
  • Mark
    • 1. Replacement for marc records with bibframe – update linked data
    • 2. How to make library records discoverable – waiting for III to download bibframe data. Google doesn’t care about bibframe – search for linked data – schema.org Site map may be doable for Pika
    • 3. Link data & marc mashup – 100 field, 0 subfield – link data source for titles we don’t have.
    • Link to VIAF database – Zepheira
  • Amy – Publish holdings in bibframe, link to each other, Google recognizes links
  • Mark – starting Google prefers schema.org – have library – schema.org LibHub link to the bibframe link.
  • Google relying solely on schema.org.
  • Pika admin – has links, define authors for individual building locations.
  • Jamie – prominence – sidebar
  • Mark – It’s Google’s choice
  • Shelly – wants results for student holds only
  • Nicole – uses Book Scholar, linked to journal resources well, but books do not, link to OCLC book data
  • Mark – maybe give better data to Google?
  • Amy – What can we do next?
  • Mark – replace marc record with bibframe, wants to work on display and enhancement, i.e. author info, etc.
  • Logan/JT/Mark – Author info enhanced in Pika Mark &
  • ATI – Overdrive easy to add in a couple months, have linked date and authors.
  • Next, do we populate marc records with linked data info?
  • Timeline unknown Triple store – store links and where they link to.
  • UCC – Something we want to do , look into this, does overlay affect link to authorities, UCC, discovery partners, etc.
  • Karen N. – How do we push linked data as Mark’s priority?
  • Mark – has no positive date
  • Lloyd – exloring what vendors can do, LTI?
  • Populate marc records with linked data
  • Amy – Talking about Mark’s recommendation for what UCC can be doing
  • Shelly – can subfield 0 be protected so it’s not overlaid
  • Lloyd – you would have to protect the whole thing – field 100. May be able to do it in Pika or Triple Store instead of Sierra.
  • Amy – follow up – what are members thinking about doing.
  • Lloyd – avoid jumping ahead, spending money, changing standards
  • Jamie – labor intensive – maintenance
  • Amy – LibHub maintenance, labor, time is minimal
  • Mark – no new labor since we already have data.
  • Shelly – supports Mark Marmot does work, no outside vendors, etc. LibHub up for about a year, not renewing contract with Zepheira, we can use Marmot linked data instead.
  • Lloyd – ask Logan MacDonald to attend next UCC meeting, possibly 30-45 minutes, including Q&A
  • Nicole Becwar – Give examples to Mark of books that aren’t linking from Book Scholar
  • Please send agenda items for next month’s UCC meeting to Jamie/Lloyd. Next Meeting April 20, 2016
Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, 2016, March 23
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