Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Semantic Web at Liberal Arts Colleges

As a NITLE online seminar, NITLE's Director of Research Bryan Alexander gave a great overview of the semantic web and potential applications in academia. It was impressive how much he fit into an hour long session. Today, I was thinking about how this would have made a cool day long workshop, but then we really would have needed to move from the theoretical to the practical.


I think that as more academic content gets marked up semantically, it should change the way we do research. Searching and organizing content as one does academic research should get more sophisticated.

We could start marking up data in our digital collections using RDF. Looks like there is a good way of doing this for creative commons data. Search engines are starting to use this information more.

3 comments:

shelbylmoorhead said...

你可以從外表的美來評論一朵花或一隻蝴蝶,但你不能這樣來評論一個人..................................................

娃娃 said...

如此動感的blog!!!..................................................

發燙 said...

If you can not be kind, at least have the decency to be vague.............................................