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Call for Participation in Open Linked Education Community Group

W3C has launched the Open Linked Education Community Group

Pearson initiates this community group proposal with the W3C with the goal of facilitating and creating a curated subset of Wikipedia data that can be used for tagging educational content.

• Build a SUBJECT database from a curated subset of Wikipedia (DBpedia) that can be used by institutions, instructors, and students, to tag educational resources.

• Create a website presence similar to OpenCorporates ( with API’s for reconciling with Google Refine. Provide tutorials on how to use Google Refine to access the datasets. Make access to the data easy.

• Build relations and bridges to at least 3 existing open linked datasets.

• Provide SPARQL endpoints for data

• Prepare and built out to 5-Star linked data (RDF/XML/JSON/

In order to join the group, you will need a W3C account.

This group was originally proposed on 2013-03-20 by Madi Solomon. The following people supported its creation: Madi Solomon, Raphaël Troncy, Fabien Gandon, Alexandre Monnin, Mari Carmen Suarez-Figueroa.

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

Thank you,
W3C Community Development Team

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