San Francisco: International Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives, and Museums Summit (LOD-LAM)
2-3 June, 2011 - International Conferences
The International Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives, and Museums Summit (LOD-LAM) will be held in San Francisco on 2-3 June 2011.
LOD-LAM will convene leaders in their respective areas of expertise from the humanities and sciences to catalyse practical and actionable approaches to publishing Linked Open Data, specifically:
- Identify the tools and techniques for publishing and working with Linked Open Data.
- Draft precedents and policy for licensing and copyright considerations regarding the publishing of library, archive, and museum metadata.
Applications open on 1 February. Limited travel grants will be available. The tag for the event is #lodlam.
Please go to http://lod-lam.net/summit/ for more information.
Sent on behalf of the organizers and organizing committee:
- Jon Voss, Founder, LookBackMaps, principal organizer/facilitator.
- Kris Carpenter Negulescu, Director of Web Group, Internet Archive, project manager
- Lisa Goddard, Acting Associate University Librarian for Information Technology, Memorial University Libraries
- Martin Kalfatovic, Assistant Director, Digital Services Division at Smithsonian Institution Libraries and the Deputy Project Director of the Biodiversity Heritage Library
- Mark Matienzo, Digital Archivist in Manuscripts and Archives at the Yale University Library
- Mia Ridge, Lead Web Developer & Technical Architect, Science Museum/NMSI (UK)
- Tim Sherratt, National Museum of Australia & University of Canberra
- MacKenzie Smith, Research Director, MIT Libraries
- Adrian Stevenson, Research Officer, UKOLN; Project Manager, LOCAH Linked Data Project
- John Wilbanks, VP of Science, Director of Science Commons, Creative Commons