Tag Archives: LCSH

FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) Available as Linked Data

OCLC has made available FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) as Linked Data. OCLC describes FAST as “an enumerative, faceted subject heading schema derived from the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)”; i.e., an un-coordinated version of LCSH. Like LCSH, … Continue reading

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Workshop on Knowledge Organization Systems

[NOTE: Updated on 24 October 2009 to link to presentation slides.] The following event may be of interest to legal informatics researchers. Some of the knowledge representation systems to be discussed, including the Library of Congress Subject Headings in SKOS … Continue reading

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LCSH in SKOS: Implications for Digital Law Libraries

Following up on our earlier post respecting Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) marked up in SKOS [URL corrected 10 August 2011], this post suggests the implications of LCSH in SKOS for free or low-cost digital law libraries and aggregators … Continue reading

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LC Subject Headings Now Available in SKOS

The Library of Congress has released a machine-readable version of the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) (URL corrected 10 August 2011], using SKOS as a data model. LCSH is important for legal knowledge representation in common law jurisdictions, because … Continue reading

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