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  • Discovery (WP3)
    • Preliminary draft of a discovery plan- intended to get feedback: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zKYW7FQVVNvyd0XjjW0qWznX9PC3jbmOE6Kz_yygPjs/edit?usp=sharing
      • Which to start with?
        • Discogs - everyone likes this, are we OK showing the data. D&A Reps + Tracey would be a good group to think about this.
        • Autosuggest - need to clarify added value of linked data over what could be done with current indexes, and address updates
        • Open Syllabus - can we rely on that project? are there other (linked) data sources
        • Knowledge Panel - 
      • How much does bang-for-buck influence our decision? E.g. discogs would be great for music but that is a relatively small number of items
    • Parallel strands:
      • strand 1: production piece (i.e.: picking features we've already worked on to then push those into production): discogs, autosuggest. Feature branches in the code to work on features in isolation. Still need to discuss discogs with Tracey (post- 9/2). Preliminary pass with discogs features using latest production (from a few days ago) successful (tried on dev vm and will try on ld4p3 demo using continuous integration later)
        • Checkpoints:
          • Discussion with Tracey re. use case and benefit
          • LTS engagement re. metadata
          • Production requirements and functionality
          • Discussion with D&A User Reps and dev team
      • strand 2: research: how to go from knowledge graph to an index - what decisions are needed. What are the data sources for each (e.g.: how many Cornell faculty in wikidata)? Present: reviewing data sources and questions. Should have more worked out in a week or two. Main areas of concern: browsing and dashboard... and anything we can do to help patrons navigate our collections and how we can highlight an entity... and what does that mean for the index? How do we capture the relevant bits of the graph for an index? Is there a repo for this? Not yet... but can use discovery repo (https://github.com/ld4p/discovery) we already have to capture any queries or related work.
        • Design requirements next
      • Can we get Blacklight fork to not hit the production catalog every time we do a pull request? Not clear way to specify that all pull requests should go to the fork rather than the main branch from which you forked. Huda is investigating with input from Code4Lib inquiry
    • LD4P3 demo blacklight site
      • Greg working on full CI/deploy but with a manually initiation for now : 2020-08-28: DONE
      • Huda looking into avoid PRs on the LD4P3 fork going against the CUL-IT repo : repo 
      • 2020-0809-28: in-process (next step is to look at command line options for generating a pull request that could help identify the target repository and work around the default repo being the originating repository)04 - Greg and Huda working on getting deployment from a branch, still issues to resolve
  • Linked-Data Authority Support (WP2) - A key element of this work package is a sustainable solution that others can deploy. Questions of budget for deployment. Need to get all code into LD4P repository. What would a good end-product look like both for our maintenance and for others to use
    • Qa Sinopia Collaboration
      • 2020-08-28 - This week's QA/Sinopia meeting focused on questions around the role of Share-VDE, how QA will interact with the CKB, and what data Sinopia will be pushing up to Share-VDE. See the 2020-08-26 notes for more questions and discussion.  There were a number of action items primarily at the PI level to solidify the scope of this work.
      • Michelle will contact Michele and Simeon will take items to the PI group (possibly Monday)
      • PCC data pool: how do things get into the PCC data pool? Does it exist already? Will people be putting things there? Our understanding: OCLC will supply MARC records coded as PCC; then those are converted to RDF & hosted by SHARE-VDE. Issue: no way to correct data in the workflow as far as currently understood. can create whole new description but no connection to previous graph. This sounds like what we had in last round (wrt: update issues, etc.) but pool of data is much larger. Other question: SHARE-VDE has Clustered Works but not clustered Instances... the workaround (not really a workaround) is indexing each institutions' Instances to allow the cataloger to select which they want. 
        • Is there an institutional Work URI produced with a lot of sameas? or is it a single Work URI 
        2020-09-04 - primarily discussed ShareVDE.  Touched base with Tiziana with questions from the meeting.
        • API 
          • will support search for works and instances (can search CKB or institutional data)
          • will support search of items (items will not be clustered in the CKB)
          • is in the planning stages and they hope to complete the plan in the next 2 weeks
          • goal is to release the API in June 2021
        • CKB
          • will include Instance entities (reconciled master instances)
        • Hubs
          • do not support hubs in the way defined by LOC
          • Opus is their equivalent abstraction (not sure how closely they are aligned)
        • Meeting with ShareVDE technical team scheduled for Tues, Sept 14
    • Cache Containerization Plan agreed with a prioritization of containers2020-08-28 - Dave has not started but has been reading up on the approach.  Lynette continues to work on getting MySQL working.  Finished up some work on another project this week, so not much changed. Planning for work on this next week.
      • 2020-09-04 - Tried switching to Postgres instead of MySQL.  Still having issues.  Tried to get Hyrax docker running as a sanity check.  It also had problems.  Tom said that Docker on Mac has been problematic for folks.  He works on Ubuntu.  Tried to install VirtualBox VM to be able to run Ubuntu, but the install failed.
    • Search API Best Practices for Authoritative Data working group is still working through use cases, this seems very important to take sufficient time
      • 2020-08-28
        • Next meeting is Monday.  Will be discussing developer user stories.  Cataloger user stories for the primary use case are complete.  There was a request to share the user stories with PCC to get feedback from the broader community.
        • FOLIO Entity Management Vision document: Jason will share with Lynette in case that can be of interest for user story
        • Lynette will be sharing with PCC; Steven will help with connections.
        • Lynette will reach out to members of working group individually to make sure they are still vested, that the group is heading in a good direction for them, etc.
        2020-09-04
        • Working on developer user stories.  Not as clear cut as expected.  Some confusion around UI user stories and API user stories.  Working on reorganizing to those two sets.
        • Need to get contact information from Steven to share with PCC.  Looking at creating a survey that will allow for prioritization by PCC and the working group.
  • LD4P2 wrap up
  • See Discovery (WP4) write up
  • Details of Indexing Processes
  • WHAM video done- 2020-09-04 - DONE
  • Developing Cornell's functional requirements in order to move toward linked data
  • Other Topics
    • OCLC Linked Data / Entities Advisory Group
      • Recap of usability test results, API testing (get, search), recap of shapes (gap between wikibase use and ontologies we understanding in the community)
    • PCC Sinopia Profiles Working group
      • Going through large spreadsheet comparing Sinopia profiles with BSR and CSR, close to having a comparison, will be part of report to POCO
        • 2020-08-28: done comparing BSR with existing profiles. Now trying to clean-up the sames/diffs so that the spreadsheet is shareable. Prelim report due soon that might confirm direction or send on new course
    • PCC Task Group on Non-RDA Entities
      • Meeting today to decide on which models to take, e.g. RDA/RDF values vs. abbreviated list of codes
      • Question of going to LC about using/hosting a small vocab of entity types or use an external vocab
      • Write-up will go to POCO
      • 2020-08-28: lobbying for shallow and focused set of entity types that would allow to say (at least in MARC) that we're working with something that RDA does not currently permit and not try to enact a deep hierarchy. Examples: RDA does not give direction on events description (we do this now... Olympics produces brochures... but are also Events with a host, agents, etc.). MARC allows events in both agent and subject... RDA does not have distinction/recognition. 
        • More granular descriptions might happen in places like Wikidata; the Task Group will be attending a PCC Wikidata 

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