Scholarly Resources Structuring: Use Cases for Digital Libraries

  • Fidan LimaniEmail author
  • Atif Latif
  • Klaus Tochtermann
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1057)


With the growing generation of links between scholarly resources, information infrastructures such as Digital Libraries (DL) are compelled to explore the potential of data (re)usability. Coupled with the need for increased (research) transparency and reproducibility, linked scholarly resources offer major convenience to researchers in their daily research work. In this way, it is easier for them to get the different research artifacts – be it publication, dataset, workflow, etc. – that form the complete research picture and (re)use any/all of its parts in their work. In this paper, we explore the potential from harnessing such links for a DL environment, model them based on an emerging standard, and represent and publish them via the Semantic Web technology stack. Moreover, to highlight our unique approach for realization of scholarly link collection, we present few use cases to illustrate the potential for a DL environment. Through this study we claim that by adoption of links as new resources, DLs can extend their collection and/or services for their users.


Scholarly links Digital Library Semantic Web 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Leibniz Information Centre for EconomicsKielGermany

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