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BIBFRAME is the bibliographic framework initiative headed by Library of Congress as an eventual replacement for MARC.
BIBFRAME is created with the idea of allowing data to break free from the “silo” environment of the MARC record and onto the web.
Linked data is the framework behind the semantic web. Semantic web recognizes relationships between data.
Semantic framework: Subject -- Predicate -- Object
Example: Tom Sawyer -- was written by -- Mark Twain
These relationships are known as “triples”
The web can recognize these relationships between data based on the foundation of the web specific standards XML and RDF (Resource Description Framework)
RDF labels data and allows machines to recognize relationships between data
The four rules for the Semantic Web
1. Use URIs as names for things
2. Use HTTP URIs so that people can look up those names
3. When someone looks up a URI, provide useful information, using the standards (RDF, SPARQL)
4. Include links to other URIs to aid the discovery of more things
Example: Tom Sawyer was written by Mark Twain