Linked Metadata and New Discoveries

  • Julienne Pascoe
Keywords: Linked Open Data, Semantic Web, Metadata, Cultural Heritage, Digital Scholarship


This article examines the opportunities and challenges surrounding the creation and use of linked open data (LOD) for cultural heritage resources in libraries, archives, and museums. With a specific focus on the metadata projects at, this article explores LOD principles and strategies for implementation within the context of cultural heritage collections, highlighting the significance of the Semantic Web for research and engagement with cultural heritage resources across disciplines and communities.

Author Biography

Julienne Pascoe
Julienne Pascoe is Metadata Architect at, 440 Laurier Ave. West, Suite 200, Ottawa, K1R 7X6. Email: