From Index to Interoperability: The Desideratum of Authority Files in Large-Scale Digital Projects

  • Brent Nelson University of Saskatchewan
Keywords: Keywords, Open data, Linked data, Indexing, Network analysis


Networked knowledge has long been an elusive desideratum of the digital humanities. This article argues the desirability and feasibility of linking person-entity references between a well defined and closely related set of digital projects related to early modern knowledge networks.

Author Biography

Brent Nelson, University of Saskatchewan
Brent Nelson is Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Saskatchewan, 105 Administration Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5A2. Email: