Big Ideas Series: Archives and Linked Data

Is linked data an appropriate technology for implementing an archive’s catalogue? Dr Jean-Luc Cochard from the Swiss Federal Archives presents the results of two studies conducted to explore the potential of linked data in supporting archival information systems.

The Big Ideas talks series is supported by the Friends of The National Archives.

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Picture of the Day: When 200 people queued for a jumble sale in Poole in 1981

In 1981, 200 people queued for the ‘biggest jumble sale in Poole High Street’ held in Tesco’s former store and organised by the Round Table.

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Westbourne through the years: new book celebrates Bournemouth’s ‘village’

IT was once described as a “hamlet” and still likes to think of itself as a village in Bournemouth.

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Summer of ’65 was like nothing town had ever seen before

WE’VE fondly looked back at the many guises of the Jubilee Hall in Weymouth.

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Learn about the lives of Edwardian children and how illness was an inevitability

THE stories of Wimborne Edwardian children are being brought to life in a new exhibition in the town.

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How fire station came together

THIS past weekend Weymouth Fire Station in Radipole Lane held an open day.

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Sharing stars-and-striped-themed memory for US Independence Day tomorrow

TOMORROW, Wednesday July 4, marks US Independence Day.

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GALLERY: The explosions that rocked Poole – 30 years since the BDH fire

THIRTY years ago, three massive explosions rocked the centre of Poole.

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The writer whose mother was killed by a rat’s tail

THANKS to more Looking Backers for getting in touch this past week as we’ve been winding up our series of articles on the Jubilee Hall.

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Celebrating the Weymouth MP who helped change the world for the better

A BICENTENARY celebration of Thomas Fowell Buxton entering parliament will be held at St Mary’s Church in Weymouth town centre on Friday, June 29 between 2pm and 4pm.

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