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From Record-Bound to Boundless: FRBR, Linked Data, and New Possibilities for Serials Cataloging - October webinar publicist 25 Sep 2014 21:15 UTC

Registration is now open for:  From Record-Bound to
Boundless: FRBR, Linked Data, and New Possibilities for
Serials Cataloging

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm (EDT)
Length: 1 hour

Webinar Rates:

NASIG members: $35
Non-NASIG members: $50
Group registration: $95
Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 22, 2014


The use of linked data within the library community has the
potential to significantly impact cataloging and may help
improve information discovery and retrieval for the end
user. For librarians and users alike, serial publications
have been a constant challenge due to their complex
publication histories and fluid nature. In this webinar, the
presenters will reprise their NASIG 2013 Conference
presentation, providing an overview of Linked Data
developments within the library and journal publishing
communities. By exploring serials in relation to FRBR
principles and linked data modeling techniques, the
presenters will describe how a search for periodical
literature might be improved in a linked data environment.
Taking description out of the current record constraints,
serials librarians will be able to express the relationships
between multiple versions of the same publication, and
document how a particular journal has changed over time. The
linked data model also opens up many opportunities for the
provision of value-added content to bibliographic

Speakers:  Marlene van Ballegooie, University of Toronto
Libraries & Juliya Borie, University of Toronto Libraries

Register now and through October 22:

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Charlene N. Simser
Publicist, NASIG, Inc. | @NASIG
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Established in 1985, NASIG is an independent organization
that promotes communication and sharing of ideas among all
members of the serials information chain – anyone working
with or concerned about serial publications.  For more
information about NASIG, please visit


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