New Video: "Linking Library Data to Wikipedia"

 
In this video, OCLC Research Wikipedian in Residence Max Klein and Senior Program Officer Merrilee Proffitt discuss a project aimed at enhancing name disambiguation in Wikipedia by establishing reciprocal links with Virtual International Authority File (VIAF) records.

Watch the video and see the Wikipedia:Authority control integration proposal/RFC web page for more information or to comment on this project.

More Information

Watch the video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwwTNmJUQ8w

Learn more about VIAF
http://www.oclc.org/viaf/default.htm

Comment on the Wikipedia:Authority control integration proposal/RFC project
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Authority_control_integration_proposal/RFC

Contact Senior Program Officer Merrilee Proffitt
http://www.oclc.org/research/people/proffitt.htm

Contact Wikipedian in Residence Max Klein
http://www.oclc.org/research/people/klein.htm

For more information:

Merrilee Proffitt
Senior Program Officer
OCLC Research
merrilee_proffitt@oclc.org
+1-650-287-2136

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research
renspiem@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5231

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