Author: Sarah Ann Adams
Sarah Adams is a first year Pratt graduate student in the Library and Information Science program. Her academic interests include knowledge organization, cataloging and classification, wikidata, and linked data. Sarah is Coordinator and Research Assistant for the Semantic Lab at Pratt [semlab.io]
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.
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.