Wikidata:WikidataCon 2017/Submissions/FRBR and Ontologies of Popular Music in Wikidata

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Submission no. 26
Title of the submission

Author(s) of the submission
Gamaliel
E-mail address
wikigamaliel@gmail.com
Country of origin
United States of America
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia District of Columbia

Type of session
Workshop (willing to condense to lighting talk if program full)
Length of session
45 mins.
Ideal number of attendees
EtherPad for documentation
https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/WikidataCon-26

Abstract

This presentation will discuss FRBR's framework for organizing popular music and its limitations as a potential model for the organization of popular music in Wikidata. It will discuss how popular music is currently organized in Wikidata and how that organizational structure is inadequate to deal with both current and future needs. Since Wikidata is still flexible enough to accommodate structural changes to its ontologies, these issues can be addressed now before such changes become more difficult or large data sets regarding popular music are imported and it is found that existing ontologies are inadequate to fully leverage this data.

Holden, Christopher. "The Definition of the Work Entity for Pieces of Recorded Sound." Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, vol. 53, no. 8, Nov-Dec2015, p. 873. doi:10.1080/01639374.2015.1057886; The Definition of the Work Entity for Pieces of Recorded Sound (Q34147945)

Kishimoto, Kevin and Tracey Snyder. "Popular Music in FRBR and RDA: Toward User-Friendly and Cataloger-Friendly Identification of Works." Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, vol. 54, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 60-86. doi:10.1080/01639374.2015.1105898 ; Popular Music in FRBR and RDA: Toward User-Friendly and Cataloger-Friendly Identification of Works (Q34147953)

What will attendees take away from this session?
  1. Awareness of the issues involved regarding how we structure data regarding popular music in Wikidata
Slides or further information
There will be slides.
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  1. Ijon (talk) 04:04, 1 August 2017 (UTC)
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