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Application of Semantic Web Technologies for creating Linked Open Data in Information Retrieval

Library Herald Year : 2018, Volume : 56, Issue : 1 First page : ( 55) Last page : ( 67) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2018.00006.4

Application of Semantic Web Technologies for creating Linked Open Data in Information Retrieval

Warrier Nirupama R.1, Dr Shivarama J2 1Research Scholar, Centre for Library and Information Management Studies (CLIMS), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai-400 088 2Assistant Professor, Centre for Library and Information Management Studies (CLIMS), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai-400 088

Abstract

The field of Library and information sciences has gone through different stages of technological upgrades. The unprecedented growth and changes in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has influenced and changed the methods in which information can be retrieved and consumed. The changes have brought forth new challenges as well as new opportunities in the way these services are rendered and availed. This article explores the changes in the field of Library and Information sciences, from the time it started becoming digital and online. The article also discusses how the advanced information technologies including those made in the area of Semantic Web will help improve the Information Retrieval and how Big Data is important for Open Data initiatives.

Keywords Semantic Web, Web-based Services, Ontology, Linked Open Data, Big Data.

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