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The Semantic Web - more than a fancy term

 Tom Zillner, Research Coordinator, at Wisconsin Library Services wrote a wonderful summary on the semantic web and its importance for library staff and our patrons. 

Zillner states,  Takeaways From This Article

• The potential of the semantic web will soon translate into reality.

 • Yahoo! Search’s adoption of semantic web searching will provide a richer return of information to its users.

 • RDF (Resource Description Framework) is a format for representing semantic information.

 • Microformats can also represent semantics.

 • Watch for other search engines to weigh in with their own version of semantic search.

You can read the full article at: http://www.wils.wisc.edu/technotes/semanticWeb.pdf

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