Linking Cultural Heritage Information (Learning Object included)

It includes URI, RDF, XML, API, other type of data reuse (mashup, data visualisation)

Readings and training materials

Case studies

Bellini, F., Nesi, P. 2013, "A Linked Open Data service for performing arts",  Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access, and Entertainment Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7990, pp. 13-25


de Boer, V., Wielemaker, J., van Gent, J., Oosterbroek, M., Hildebrand, M., Isaac, A., van Ossenbruggen, J., Schreiber, G. 2012, "Amsterdam Museum Linked Open Data", Semantic Web journal. Available at: [accessed 4/9/2013]


Gangemi, A. 2013, "Semantic technologies and linked data for the italian PA: The case of",, vol. 4, no.1, pp. 253. Available at: [accessed 28/2/2013]


German National Library releases more Linked Open Data under a more Open License. Open Glam, February 9, 2012. Available at: [accessed 28/2/2013]

German National Library. One year later: Linked Open Data in the German National Library. Open Glam, April 19, 2013. Available at: [accessed 28/2/2013]

Menduni, G., Vannuccini, G., Innocenti, G. 2013, "Open data in the italian government: The experience of the town of Florence"., vol. 4, no.1 pp. 435. Available at: [accessed 28/2/2013]


Meroño-Peñuela, A., Ashkpour, A., Rietveld, L., Hoekstra, R., Schlobach, S. 2012, "Linked Humanities Data: The Next Frontier? A Case-study in Historical Census Data", Linked Science. Available at: [accessed 28/2/2013]

Meßmer, G. 2013, "Linking library metadata to the web: The German experiences"., vol. 4, no.1, pp. 391. Available at: [accessed 28/2/2013]

Niggemann, E., 2012 "The importance of open data to national libraries", IFLA conference 2012 Helsinki. Available at: [accessed 4/9/2013]


Shvaiko, P., Farazi, F., Maltese, V.,  Ivanyukovich, A., Rizzi, V., Ferrari, D., Ucelli, G. 2012, "Trentino government linked open geo-data: a case study", 11th International Semantic Web Conference. Available at: [accessed 2/9/2013]


Szekely, P., Knoblock, C.A., Yang, F., Zhu, X., Fink, E.E., Allen, R., Goodlander, G. 2013, "Connecting the Smithsonian American Art Museum to the Linked Data Cloud",  Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) in Montpellier. Available at: [accessed 2/9/2013]

Wenz, R. 2013, "Linked open data for new library services: The example of",, vol. 4, no.1, pp. 403. Available at: [accessed 28/2/2013]