[okfn-be] OCLC releases FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) as Linked Data

Patrick Hochstenbach patrick.hochstenbach at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 07:06:13 UTC 2011

Hi all

The email below is of interest for folks here who want to enrich their
linked data with Library of Congress subject headings [LCSH]. LCSH
is a gigantic thesaurus that could be of help to group and organize
documents by subject.


[open-bibliography] OCLC Fast available under ODC-by
open-bibliography-bounces at lists.okfn.org
[open-bibliography-bounces at lists.okfn.org] on behalf of Edmund
Chamberlain [emc59 at cam.ac.uk]

 Sent: 	 Thursday, December 15, 2011 4:45 PM
 To: 	open-bibliography at lists.okfn.org

May be of interest to folks here, press release here:


 Great looking subject heading dataset. Sadly no bulk download or
 queryable endpoint available (yet).

 Edmund Chamberlain
 Systems Development Librarian
 Electronic Services and Systems
 Cambridge University Library
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 CB3 9DR

 tel: (+44) 01223 747437
 fax: (+44) 01223 333160

 email: emc59 at cam.ac.uk

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