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Attendees: Tim, Lynette, Huda, Jason, Simeon

Regrets: Steven

Agenda & Notes

Review actions from 2019-04-26 Cornell LD4P2 Meeting notes

Status updates and planning

  • Enhanced Discovery (see also and

    • Tim exploring parallel query to dbpedia/wikidata along with catalog query
    • Huda - looking  at catalog search log data
      • In GA what do "(entrance)" and "/" mean for starting point? These are the two with significant numbers of searches
      • Matomo has information about referrer which shows some small number of searches coming in from a selection of search engines, but since we don't allow search engines to index the catalog this is an odd/biased subset and not very informative
      • Looking at first results from GA and Matomo we see mostly searches for journals, databases and various services. We don't yet know how to get at search terms that are entered into the catalog directly with intent/understanding  of search for items that are likely in the catalog  → who to speak with to understand this better?
  • Authority Lookups for Sinopia (Lookup infrastructure:, Authority requests:
  • Prep for Cataloging Sinatra and other 45's (Discogs data,
    • ON HOLD pending more work in Sinopia to import data. 
  • Travel and meetings (see LD4P2 Cornell Meeting Attendances)
    • LD4 conference and pre-meeting partners (Jason, Steven, Huda, Lynette, Simeon)
      • Simeon has reserved minivan for Wed 8 through Sun 12 May
        • 12:30 at Enterprise - Simeon, Steven, Jason
        • Huda en route
        • Lynette in Cortland
      • Everyone feel free to add to pre-meeting agenda document.
      • What to show at conference?
        • LC NAMES, Genre, Geonames, (and NALT, AgroVoc) all have context – will demo something in Lynette/Dave presentation
        • Discogs lookup, context, and some data import into local Sinopia – in Tim/Steven presentation
        • Astrid/Huda presentation – focus on usability and discovery
    • LD4P June 2019 Meeting: Agenda formation:
      • Michelle (2019-03-21, email): "June in-person partner meeting in DC: planning hasn't started yet, it would be good to have at least one person from each of Cornell/Harvard/Iowa SLIS/LC/PCC/Stanford involved in the planning. Let me know if you want to take part."
      • Partner meeting is day after cohort; will plan after May meeting
    • Other meetings
      • Blacklight Summit will be at Duke, dates not yet announced
        • Huda and/or Tim? Not sure whether a co-located BL ld4 workshop could happen
      • European Bibframe summit in September, call for proposals expected soon
        • Jason considering ARM/rare-cohort proposal
      • SWIB19 25-27 November (Thanksgiving week (sad)) - call is out, deadline is May 12
        • Possibility of QA + Dave in container
        • Consider discovery proposal
      • Samvera Connect
        • Lynette to present on QA
      • 5th International LODLAM SUMMIT at the The Getty Center in Los Angeles. February 3-4, 2020
      • WikidataCon, Oct 25-26, 2019, Berlin, Germany
        • Hilary will propose talk
      • rdfs:seeAlso Conferences Related to Linked Data in Libraries
  • Next meetings:
    • Think more about wikidata engagement