Linked Open Data University of Münster – Infrastructure and Applications

  • Carsten KeßlerEmail author
  • Tomi Kauppinen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7540)


The Linked Open Data University of Münster (LODUM) project establishes a university-wide infrastructure to publish university data as Linked Open Data. The main goals are to increase visibility and accessibility of data produced and collected at the university, and to facilitate effective reuse of these data. This includes the goal to ease the development of applications and mashups based on the data, so that the common user can benefit from the LODUM data. This demo shows the LODUM infrastructure that facilitates application development, and two applications that demonstrate the potential of the LODUM data API.



This research has been funded by the Linked Open Data University of Münster project ( and the International Research Training Group Semantic Integration of Geospatial Information (DFG GRK 1498). We would like to thank the LODUM team, as well as Steffan Voss and Christopher Stephan for developing the WWU App.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for GeoinformaticsUniversity of MünsterMünsterGermany

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