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Wisski Vocabularies guide

Setting up controlled vocabularies To enable the semantic editor you first have to set the controlled vocabularies you want to annotate with the semantic editor. You need to install the Vocabulary Control module (on GitHub), which depends on the Accesspoint module (on GitHub). If you want to statically import external vocabularies, you will also need to enable […]

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What’s all this ‘metadata’ stuff, anyway?

Metadata is information about information. An example would be the album and artist information contained in the ID3 tag of an MP3 song file. In the case of image files, this includes things such as height and width, as well as Exif and IPTC blocks, which are written to a file when a digital camera […]

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Open Knowledge Foundation

is a global non-profit organisation focused on realising open data’s value to society by helping civil society groups access and use data to take action on social problems. Open Knowledge Foundation does this in three ways: seeAlso

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The Keyword Aggregator web service: a tool for managing digital objects’ keywords

Collection description The need to tag digital objects in various repositories such as datasets or scientific papers to allow for thematic classification is a well-known problem. In some cases a free tagging approach is used where contributors can add any keywords they desire while in other cases, selection from a controlled vocabulary is mandated. To […]

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