Here is an important piece of news.
If providers were able to put AAT URIs in their data, Europeana could exploit AAT data, even if the providers cannot send us anything else than these identifiers.
Please contact us if you know of a potentially interesting case!
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Subject: The AAT is NOW available as Linked Open Data
From: VocabLOD VocabLOD <[log in to unmask]>
We are very pleased to announce that the first of the four Getty Vocabularies, the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)â, is now available as Linked Open Data. The dataset is available at vocab.getty.edu under an Open Data Commons Attribution License (ODC BY 1.0).
The official announcement was made today by Jim Cuno, the President and CEO of the Getty - http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/art-architecture-thesaurus-now-available-as-linked-open-data/
Please visit http://vocab.getty.edu <http://vocab.getty.edu/>. There you will find not only our SPQRQL endpoint, but also links to our Semantic Representation documentation, the Getty Ontology, links for downloading the full datasets and more.
Over the next 18 months, The Research Institute’s other three Getty Vocabularies - The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)®, The Union List of Artist Names®, and The Cultural Objects Name Authority (CONA)® will all become available as Linked Open Data. For general information about our Linked Open Data project see http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/lod/.
Thank you to all who helped us along the way. And, thank you to those of you who are on board to help us with the next three vocabularies.
As always, we welcome comments and input from the user community. If you have a suggestion or find the Getty’s Linked Open Data useful inyour own work, please share it with us by emailing us at [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
Our best to you all,
The Getty's Linked Open Data Team