Date(s) - 08/26/2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
In this session, we’ll look at how structured data practices (e.g., RDFa markup applying Schema.org vocabularies and linking to DBpedia Topics) create new understandings of digital collection content for software agents & machines. This session will build on the search engine optimization work at Montana State University (MSU) Library and consider a control digital collection that has not been optimized versus a digital collection that has been built with semantic topics & machine-actionable markup. Our community has an understanding of how to implement structured data; this session will look more closely at the question of why we should (or shouldn’t) do it. Among the specific research questions to be considered: How do these optimized collections perform in search results within Google, Bing, and Yahoo? Are there compelling reasons to follow these markup practices and topic assignments? What metrics should we be considering to determine the effectiveness of this emerging best practice?
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Instructor ~ Jason Clark
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