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Getting started with Linked Open Data

Online event

17 September 2021
09:30 - 16:00


17 September 2021
09:30 - 16:00

Event type

Online event




Online study day on Linked Open Data for cultural heritage

Want to get started with Linked Open Data for cultural heritage? Find out how to open up your collections or share your research.

This online study day will help you start making the transition from siloed databases to Linked Open Data.



  • The morning presentations will highlight numerous benefits and potential uses of Linked Open Data for Libraries, Archives, Museums, Heritage and Research Institutes.
  • The afternoon sessions will focus on the practice of data modelling and making your cultural heritage data LOUD (Linked Open Usable Data) and visible.



Registration is free but mandatory.

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This is the preliminary programme and list of speakers.


9:30 Welcome (KBR)
9:40 Why use Linked Open Data for Cultural Heritage? (Ruben Verborgh – Ghent University)
10:20 Storytelling with Linked Open Data (Julie Birkholz – KBR / Ghent University)
11:00 Break
11:20 Geospatial Linked Data (Piraye Hacigüzeller – University of Antwerp)
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Workshop on data modelling of persons and organisations (ICEG)
15:00 Break
15:10 Make your cultural heritage LOUD and visible (Meemoo)
15:50 Conclusion (KBR)
16:00 End



In cooperation with Ghent University, University of Antwerp, ICEG and Meemoo in the context of the LOD-ISNI project, funded by BELSPO.