Author: sadams86

Thinking Outside the Textbook: Historical Event Modeling with the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire as Case Study

This presentation will introduce the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911 in relation to modeling historic events and underrepresented stories as linked data. The creation of Wikidata URIs for the 146 victims of the fire will also be described.

from MARC to BIBFRAME [!] - oster for #infoshow2018 by Sarah Adams

from MARC to BIBFRAME [!]

This poster seeks to overview, briefly, MARC’s limitations, the history of the transition away from MARC toward BIBFRAME, the functionality of BIBFRAME, and the opportunities and challenges presented by BIBFRAME.

Data from Local 496 Union List

The Semantic Lab: Local 496 Project and Batiste Project

The Local 496 Project transforms the American Federation of Music’s Local 496 union list into a semantic data network. This document is a 1940’s directory of the segregated African-American chapter of New Orleans jazz musicians. This project will highlight the Batiste family network, many of whom are listed in the directory.