Linked Data in Libraries: Library of Congress’ Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative

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Halla, Michelle L
linked data; linked open data; BIBFRAME; bibliographic framework; library of congress; Library and Information Science
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This research paper examines Library of Congress’ Biblographic Framework Transition Initiative, or BIBFRAME, through the lens of current Library and Information Science literature on introducing Linked Data principles into cataloging. This research paper aims to find whether BIBFRAME fulfills expectations of Linked Data based cataloging as well as whether BIBFRAME shows promise in overcoming drawbacks to MARC-based cataloging as expressed in the literature.