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Session Proposal: Schema.org – Embrace it or ignore it?

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Schema.org squareBacked by the major commercial search engines; promoted as the way to mark up web pages to tell them about your products and feature in their rich snippets, knowledge panels and power so-called Semantic Search; a pragmatic approach to vocabulary development – is this for the LAM Communities?

650 Types (Classes), 980 properties; adopted by millions of domains; CreativeWorks are a core focus; a live evolving vocabulary; a community approach to enhancement; introducing extension domains (bib is one of the first); recognised by the search engines  – is this for the LAM Communities?

After a brief update on Schema.org progress, the Schema Bib Extend Group‘s work on the bib.schema.org extension, and a short insight into its application in WorldCat; join the discussion to explore how relevant it is to the world of LODLAM and how proactive we should be about adopting it.

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