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German National Library publishes 11.5 Million MARC records from national bibliography

In January 2012 the German National Library (DNB) already started publishing the national bibliographc as linked data under a CC0 license. Today, the DNB announced that it also publishes the national bibliography up to the year 2011 as MARC data. … Continue reading

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Importing Spanish National Library to BibServer

The Spanish National Library (Biblioteca Nacional de España or BNE) has released their library catalogue as Linked Open Data on the Datahub. Initially this entry only containd the SPARQL endpoints and not downloads of the full datasets. After some enquiries … Continue reading

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Bringing the Open German National Bibliography to a BibServer

This blog post is written by Etienne Posthumus and Adrian Pohl. We are happy that the German National Library recently released the German National Bibliography as Linked Open Data, see (announcement). At the #bibliohack this week we worked on getting … Continue reading

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Linked Data at the Biblioteca Nacional de España

The following guest post is from the National Library of Spain and the Ontology Engineering Group (Technical University of Madrid (UPM)). Datos.bne.es is an initiative of the Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE) whose aim is to enrich the Semantic Web … Continue reading

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German National Library goes LOD & publishes National Bibliography

Good news from Germany. The German National Library changed its licensing regime for Linked Data to CC0 which makes the data open according to the open definition, has begun to publish the German national bibliography as Linked Open Data. For … Continue reading

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Swedish National Bibliography as Open Data

In the blog of Sweden’s national library system LIBRIS it was announced today that the Swedish National Bibliography along with the authority data are published under a CC0 license. “We are now pleased to announce the general availability of these … Continue reading

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LOD at Bibliothèque nationale de France

Romain Wenz of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) informed me via email about this pleasant development: The BnF’s Linked Data service now is a Linked Open Data service! The BnF LOD service is in the first instance limited to … Continue reading

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Open national bibliography data by New Zealand National Library

A tweet by Owen Stephens prodded me to the New Zealand National Library’s service which provides the national bibliography as MARC/MARCXML dumps (350,000 records) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Great! Obviously this service has been around for a … Continue reading

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JISC OpenBibliography: British Library data release

The JISC OpenBibliography project is excited to announce that the British Library is providing a set of bibliographic data under CC0 Public Domain Dedication Licence. We have initially received a dataset consisting of approximately 3 million records, which is now … Continue reading

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