Linked Open Data

Linked Open Data

This course, which is designed for information professionals, introduces linked data technologies and examines the ways in which linked open data is used across several sectors. You will be introduced to the rationale for linked data, principles for linked data element set vocabularies, linked classification vocabularies, data quality and security, the construction of linked data, as well as linked data applications, tools, and projects. Focus will be directed toward critical examination of linked data techniques, debates, and use in a professional setting. In addition, you will attain familiarity with a number of linked data standards. ________________________________________

Class Name Linked Open Data
Host School The University of Pittsburgh
Class Identifier LIS 2970
Credit Value 3.0 Credit Hours
Faculty Aaron Brenner & Ashleigh Faith
Course Tool (Online) Blackboard
Class Description This course, which is designed for information professionals, introduces linked data technologies and examines the ways in which linked open data is used across several sectors. You will be introduced to the rationale for linked data, principles for linked data element set vocabularies, linked classification vocabularies, data quality and security, the construction of linked data, as well as linked data applications, tools, and projects. Focus will be directed toward critical examination of linked data techniques, debates, and use in a professional setting. In addition, you will attain familiarity with a number of linked data standards. ________________________________________
Class Disclaimer None
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date May 15th, 2017 - August 12th, 2017
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day April 24th, 2017
Residency Start and End Date No Residency