Subscribe: Outgoing
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade B rated
Language: English
authority  clinker  extracting  humphry clinker  information viaf  information  justlinks view  justlinks  names  oclc  viaf  view  work 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: Outgoing


Library metadata techniques and trends by Thom Hickey

Published: 2016-02-26T10:09:03-05:00


FRBR and Humphry Clinker


Some may remember OCLC Research's work (obsession?) with Tobias Smollett's The Adventures of Humphry Clinker. I believe it was Ed O'Neill that got us started with it, using it as an example of a work with a well defined text...

More about justlinks


We had an earlier post about the 'justlinks' view of VIAF clusters, but I thought it would be worthwhile to explore how that can combine with other VIAF functionality. First a reminder of how the justlinks view works. While the...

Extracting information from VIAF


Occasionally I run into someone trying to extract information out of VIAF and having a difficult time. Here's a simple example of how I'd begin extracting titles for a given VIAF ID. Far from industrial strength, but might get you...

Matching names to VIAF


The Virtual International Authority File (VIAF) currently has about 28 million entities created by a merge of three dozen authority files from around the world. Here at OCLC we are finding it very useful in controlling names in records. In...