Linked Open Data for Art Historians: Who Cares?

2019-12-05T19:11:22Z (GMT) by Matthew Lincoln
Almost all art history research projects involve about objects and documents held by institutions other than our own, such as archives, libraries, and museums. We have the opportunity to deeply link our novel research data with the collections data produced by these cultural heritage institutions, but huge “Linked Open Data” projects often seem to require an army of highly-paid developers that we can’t afford. I’ll talk about the middle path for real-life researchers trying to get the most out of connecting their newly-created knowledge (and the data that come with it) back into the larger ecosystem on which we all depend.