The Europeana Linked Open Data Pilot Server

  • Nicola Aloia
  • Cesare Concordia
  • Carlo Meghini
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 354)


The Linked Data is a set of principles and technologies providing a publishing paradigm for sharing and reusing RDF data on the Web. The Linked Data Cloud is expanding at a very high speed since 2007, when the Linked Data Project was launched. Europeana, the European Digital Library, subscribes to the view of a web of data, and the distribution of cultural heritage data is one of the main objectives established by the Europeana Strategic Plan. The paper illustrates how Europeana publishes Linked Data, with focus on the technological approach adopted.


Linked Data Linked Data Server Europeana 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Aloia
    • 1
  • Cesare Concordia
    • 1
  • Carlo Meghini
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’InformazioneNational Research CouncilPisaItaly

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