Using RDF to Describe and Link Social Science Data to Related Resources on the Web

22 Pages Posted: 17 Nov 2012 Last revised: 10 Jan 2013

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Stefan Kramer

Independent

Amber Leahey

Independent

Humphrey Southall

Independent

Johanna Vompras

Bielefeld University Library

Joachim Wackerow

Independent

Date Written: November 16, 2012

Abstract

This paper looks at leveraging DDI to enable semantic linking of social science data to other data and related resources on the Web and is organized into five use cases: (1) Linking related publications; (2) Linking people and organizations; (3) Linking geography; (4) Linking related studies; (5) Linking to licenses.

Keywords: RatSWD, RatSWD working paper, data, DDI, data documentation, linking of data, social science, web resources

JEL Classification: Y20

Suggested Citation

Kramer, Stefan and Leahey, Amber and Southall, Humphrey and Vompras, Johanna and Wackerow, Joachim, Using RDF to Describe and Link Social Science Data to Related Resources on the Web (November 16, 2012). RatSWD_WP_ 207, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2176657 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2176657

Amber Leahey

Independent ( email )

Humphrey Southall

Independent ( email )

Johanna Vompras

Bielefeld University Library ( email )

Universit├Ątsstra├če 25
Bielefeld, NRW D-33615
Germany

Joachim Wackerow

Independent ( email )

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