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This is the first in a series of articles spotlighting Wikidata and other Wikimedia-adjacent technologies as they can be and have been used to facilitate linked data and data discoverability in LIS and academic contexts. In this article, an overview of the technologies in question will be provided along with preliminary resources that have guided the Gottesman Libraries’ Technical Services team in its implementation and use of Wikidata to make its immediate community and, by extension, the larger world better able to access the intellectu...
In its 122nd year of publication, Teachers College Record is getting a digital makeover. In one way, this occurs as
Jackson is a first-year graduate student, pursuing an MI at Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information, with concentrations in LIS and Data Science. A NJ émigré, his LIS experience stretches between several public libraries, scattered across Middlesex and Monmouth counties, as well as the Edison Papers, an archival institution that organizes and curates records related to the eponymous inventor.When not in the stacks — either at TC or at his other job, as a law librarian — Jackson enjoys reading, running, going to the movies, and spending time with frie...