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> Call for Use Cases: Social uses and other new uses of Library Linked Data
> The W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group -
> Requested by February 15th, 2011
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> Do you use library-related data -- like reading lists, library
> materials (articles, books, videos, cultural heritage or archival
> materials, etc), bookmarks, or annotations -- on the Web and mobile
> Web?
> Are you currently using social features in library-related information
> systems or sites, or plan to do so in the near future? We are
> particularly interested in uses that are related to or could benefit
> from the use of linked data [1].
> The W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group is soliciting SOCIAL and
> EMERGENT use cases for library-related linked data:
> What new or innovative uses do you see (or envision) integrating
> library and cultural heritage data into applications on the Web and in
> social media?
> How are social features used in library-related information systems?
> What are the emergent uses of library-related data on the Web and mobile Web?
> How could linked data technology [1]
>  - enhance the use of library-related data in a social context?
>  - contribute to systems for sharing, filtering, recommending, or
> machine reading?
>  - support new uses we may not have envisioned or achieved yet?
> Some examples have been discussed in this thread [4].
> Please tell us more by filling in the questionnaire below and sending
> it back to us or to [log in to unmask], preferably before February
> 15th, 2011.
> The information you provide will be influential in guiding the activities the
> Library Linked Data Incubator Group will undertake to help increase global
> interoperability of library data on the Web. The information you provide will
> be curated and published on the group wikispace at [3].
> We understand that your time is precious, so please don't feel you have to
> answer every question. Some sections of the templates are clearly marked as
> optional. However, the more information you can provide, the easier it will be
> for the Incubator Group to understand your case. And, of course, please do not
> hesitate to contact us if you have any trouble answering our questions.
> Editorial guidance on specific points is provided at [2], and examples are
> available at [3].
> At this time, we are particularly interested in use cases describing
> the social media and emergent uses for library linked data.The
> Incubator Group will carefully consider all submissions we receive.
> On behalf of the Incubator Group, thanks in advance for your time,
> Jodi Schneider ( and Uldis Bojārs
> (
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> [4]
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> === Name ===
> A short name by which we can refer to the use case in discussions.
> === Owner ===
> The contact person for this use case.
> === Background and Current Practice ===
> Where this use case takes place in a specific domain, and so requires some prior
> information to understand, this section is used to describe that domain. As far
> as possible, please put explanation of the domain in here, to keep the scenario
> as short as possible. If this scenario is best illustrated by showing
> how applying
> technology could replace current existing practice, then this section
> can be used
> to describe the current practice. Often, the key to why a use case is important
> also lies in what problem would occur if it was not achieved, or what problem
> means it is hard to achieve.
> === Goal ===
> Two short statements stating (1) what is achieved in the scenario without
> reference to linked data, and (2) how we use linked data technology to achieve
> this goal.
> === Target Audience ===
> The main audience of your case. For example scholars, the general
> public, service
> providers, archivists, computer programs...
> === Use Case Scenario ===
> The use case scenario itself, described as a story in which actors interact with
> systems. This section should focus on the user needs in this scenario. Do not
> mention technical aspects and/or the use of linked data.
> === Application of linked data for the given use case ===
> This section describes how linked data technology could be used to support the
> use case above. Try to focus on linked data on an abstract level, without
> mentioning concrete applications and/or vocabularies. Hint: Nothing library
> domain specific.
> === Existing Work (optional) ===
> This section is used to refer to existing technologies or approaches
> which achieve
> the use case (Hint: Specific approaches in the library domain). It may
> especially
> refer to running prototypes or applications.
> === Related Vocabularies (optional) ===
> Here you can list and clarify the use of vocabularies (element sets and value
> vocabularies) which can be helpful and applied within this context.
> === Problems and Limitations (optional) ===
> This section lists reasons why this scenario is or may be difficult to achieve,
> including pre-requisites which may not be met, technological obstacles
> etc. Please
> explicitly list here the technical challenges made apparent by this
> use case. This
> will aid in creating a roadmap to overcome those challenges.
> === Related Use Cases and Unanticipated Uses (optional) ===
> The scenario above describes a particular case of using linked data. However, by
> allowing this scenario to take place, the likely solution allows for other use
> cases. This section captures unanticipated uses of the same system
> apparent in the
> use case scenario.
> === References (optional) ===
> This section is used to refer to cited literature and quoted websites.

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