On January 31, 2013, Rebecca Guenther visited METRO to give a presentation on utilizing metadata to enhance the availability of resources in a Linked Data environment. Described as follows, the session also highlighted initiatives under way at the Library of Congress:
Libraries have begun to experiment with Linked Data, discovering how it opens up the wealth of resources in libraries and exposes them to the wider world of the Web, enabling sharing and reusability. Many metadata standards have begun to be modeled as Linked Data. Metadata is key to discovering and managing all kinds of information resources and has become even more important in today's digital environment. This presentation reviews principles of Linked Data and how the community has been experimenting with it in metadata standards. It also presents the emerging effort to model MARC as Linked Data, which is part of the Library of Congress' Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative.
METRO captured this session in a two part video: