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Integrating institutional repositories into the Semantic Web

Mason, Harry Jon (2008) Integrating institutional repositories into the Semantic Web University of Southampton, School of Electronics and Computer Science, Doctoral Thesis , 153pp.

Record type: Thesis (Doctoral)


The Web has changed the face of scientific communication; and the Semantic Web promises new ways of adding value to research material by making it more accessible to automatic discovery, linking, and analysis. Institutional repositories contain a wealth of information which could benefit from the application of this technology. In this thesis I describe the problems inherent in the informality of traditional repository metadata, and propose a data model based on the Semantic Web which will support more efficient use of this data, with the aim of streamlining scientific communication and promoting efficient use of institutional research output.

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Published date: June 2008
Organisations: University of Southampton


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Date deposited: 22 Jul 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:22

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Author: Harry Jon Mason
Thesis advisor: Leslie Carr ORCID iD

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