RDA + RDF — the world’s libraries move toward the Semantic Web

A meeting at The British Library between representatives of the draft Resource Description and Access (RDA) standard and members of other metadata communities has resulted in a joint recommendation that the entities of RDA be defined as an RDF vocabulary. RDA is the draft successor to Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, the dominant standard for library catalogs worldwide.

About Ivan Herman

Ivan Herman is the leader of the Digital Publishing Activity at W3C. For more details, see http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/

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