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Call for Participation in Community Group

The Community Group has been launched:

The objective of the community group is: to facilitate a consensually agreed route for the conversion and/or mapping of bibliographic data into; building on the development, initiated by the Library of Congress, of the BIBFRAME 2.0 Linked Data vocabulary; utilising the specifications of BIBFRAME 2.0 as a stable base to develop upon.

The initial objectives of the community are:
1. The creation of a reference metadata mapping from BIBFRAME 2.0 to
2. To facilitate agreed development and open sharing of reference software implementation(s) to:
Enrich BIBFRAME data with Terms and/or
Create terms from BIBFRAME 2.0 data.

In order to join the group, you will need a W3C account. Please note, however, that W3C Membership is not required to join a Community Group.

This is a community initiative. This group was originally proposed on 2018-12-03 by Richard Wallis. The following people supported its creation: Richard Wallis, Stephan Schindehette, Lars G. Svensson, Mikl√≥s Hubay, Ivan Herman. W3C’s hosting of this group does not imply endorsement of the activities.

The group must now choose a chair. Read more about how to get started in a new group and good practice for running a group.

We invite you to share news of this new group in social media and other channels.

If you believe that there is an issue with this group that requires the attention of the W3C staff, please email us at

Thank you,
W3C Community Development Team

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