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ER&L 2015

February 22–25, 2015

Austin, Texas

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Come One, Come All: Building a Community for the Global Open Knowledgebase

Monday, February 23, 2015 at 1:15 PM–2:00 PM CST
Room 204
Conference Track

8. Emerging Technologies & Trends


knowledgebases, metadata

Learning Objectives

understand the advantages of a community-based model for knowledgebase management; evaluate the benefits of institutional participation GOKb.


The Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb) is a project to build a community-managed, open data respository of information about electronic journals and books. This presentation will describe the community model of management; the roles of partners including libraries, vendors, and publishers; and the contributions made and benefits realized by each group.


Kristen Wilson, North Carolina State University