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News In Brief – Mar 2016

Dear Reader, Welcome to the first News-in-Brief of 2016, and it has been quite an exciting start to the year. This edition is packed with information about the various happenings, which we believe will be useful to the IGeLU user community. IGeLU 2015 @ Budapest saw the election of a new IGeLU Chair and Jirka […]

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LoD Special Interest Working Group News

The Linked Open Data Special Interest Working Group has been working a fair amount behind the scenes since IGeLU 2015 in Budapest. Throughout the past year, much of our work been in collaboration with the Interoperability SIWG and the nascent Analytics SIWG. Our 3 groups organized the first in a series of “Show and Tell” […]

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Linked Open Data and Interoperability Special Interest Working Group news

Developer Day Collaboration between the Interoperability and Linked Open Data SIWGs has continued since our last Newsletter, with more quarterly call as well as increased effort gone into planning the Developers Day post-conference after IGeLU on Saturday, September 5. Our hopes of a modest 50 attendee-meeting have been far exceeded, with over 85 registrants for […]

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News in Brief May 2015

We invite you Dear reader, This first News in Brief in 2015 is again loaded with information we believe to be important for you. Of course we have updates on the upcoming 10th IGeLU Conference in Budapest. But there is more… All IGeLU officers work hard on a voluntary base to serve the interest of our community. […]

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News from the LOD SIWG

Interoperable Collaborations The LOD and Interoperability SIWGs have begun to discuss ways to work together more closely. It is neither possible nor desirable to separate concerns about API-Level interoperability and RESTful interfaces from concerns about Data-Level Interoperability and Linked Open Data. To this end, our SIWG Working Body’s have begun quarterly joint calls and are […]

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News from the LOD SIWG

New members on the Working Body Following an engaging IGeLU 2014, the Linked Open Data LOSSpecial Interest Working Group filled two vacancies on our Working Body, and are looking forward to collaborating with the two newest members of the group: * Dr. Arif Shaon, Lead Technical Officer, Library Repository Services, University of New South Wales […]

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IGeLU Working Groups news

News from all IGeLU working groups IGeLU would not be able to be a viable organisation without the Working Groups. They form the core of IGeLU! Your are kindly invited to read all about their important activities in the news of Product Working Groups and Special Interest Working Groups: Primo / Metalib Product Working Group news SFX Product […]

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Linked Open Data SIWG News

Collecting use cases The joint EGeLU/ELUNA Linked Open Data SIWG continues to collect use cases and present them to Ex Libris on WebEx conference calls. On February 26, 2014, Roxana Popistasu of the National Library of Luxembourg presented on linking between author data in Primo/Aleph and Autorenlexikon, an encyclopedia of Luxembourgish literary authors. On March […]

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News from the Linked Open Data Special Interest Working Group

Activities The LOD SIWG has been hosting discussions with Ex Libris about scenarios for using Linked Data with Ex Libris applications. On July 11, 2013, Lukas Koster presented on resolving harvested URIs into Primo PNX. On September 30, 2013 North Rhine-Westphalian Library Service Center (hbz) described their process and challenges encountered in publishing Aleph bibliographic […]

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The Linked Open Data Special Interest Working Group getting results

The LOD SIWG  is making progress with formalising the organisational structure of the new joint IGeLU/ELUNA Special Interest Working Group. A first draft of a group statute or by-laws is available for review by the IGeLU and ELUNA Steering Committees. The final version will be published as soon as possible. One of the main issues […]

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