Linked Open Bibliographic Data: Creating an Open, Linked and Interactive Educational Resource for Bibliographic Data
By Anne Welsh, on 29 July 2014
Antonis Bikakis, Anne Welsh, Simon Mahony and Charlie Inskip have been awarded funding from UCL ELE (Elearning Environments) to develop Linked Open Bibliographic Data. This will consist of a dataset of BIBFRAME records made available as an Open Educational Resource.
We are looking for a UCL DIS Masters student (academic year 2014-15) with an interest in library cataloguing and web technologies who will carry out this innovative 1-year project under the guidance of four academics from DIS: Antonis Bikakis, Anne Welsh, Simon Mahony and Charlie Inskip. The student will work for a total of 95 hours and will be involved in all stages of the project: design, development and evaluation. (S)he will gain useful work experience and develop important marketable skills in e-learning, web programming and Linked Data technologies.
If you are successful in being appointed, you will acquire the required skills through the following DIS modules: Cataloguing and Classification 1 & 2, XML, Knowledge Representation and Semantic Web Technologies.
You must have a good first degree and previous experience of working in a library or information service, and must be able to demonstrate: abilities to learn quickly and to work collaboratively as part of a team, reliability, and high-level of organisation. Any previous experience in XML or web programming is desirable.