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ONLINE: Digital Scholar Series - LOD not LOL - What is Linked Open Data?

ONLINE: Digital Scholar Series - LOD not LOL - What is Linked Open Data?

In  support of  the nationwide lockdown and social distancing, the DLS team will not be holding face-to-face presentations as part of their Learning Lunches series, until further notice. Their presentations will all  be available on the Open Science Framework (OSF) page - click here: https://osf.io/5avhm/

DLS will also be updating the platform with their slides for the upcoming lectures.


About the Session

Linking elements of data has the potential to make the world a very instresting place. Hyperlinks everywhere, all data organized, being able to click and travel with almost every piece of information you encounter. But linked data requires a lot of prep to make it work. In this session we introduced linked data, its potential, and the way it can help your research.

About the Series

Digital Scholar - Are you interested in how the digital is affecting how we do scholarship? Learn skills covering Open Science, Digital Humanities, Linked Open Data and more! 

About Us


Registrations open Tuesday, 21 January 2020.


How to book your seat 

Booking page: Digital Scholar Series: LOD not LOL - What is Linked Open Data? - Then click on the 'Begin Registration' tab and complete the sections.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Digital Library Services

Event Organizer

Amanda Bessick



Room 2.04  Level 2 Otto Beit Building

University Avenue, Upper Campus

University of Cape Town

Rondebosch 7700


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