Guidelines for Use of ISBD as Linked Data (2016)

by ISBD Linked Data Study Group

These Guidelines are intended for use by developers of applications that allow libraries to expose ISBD metadata for the Semantic Web. The guidelines aim to promote the use of the ISBD namespaces in the Linked Data environment.

    Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • ISBD namespaces
      •  ISBD element set
      •  ISBD value vocabularies
    • Constrained and unconstrained namespaces
    • Alignments and mappings
    • Application Profile and data presentation
    • Recommendations for use
      • Using constrained properties
      • Using unconstrained properties
      • Mixing both constrained and unconstrained properties
      • Extending the ISBD namespaces
    • Examples

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    Last update: 11 January 2019