Gutenberg Authors

Gutenberg Authors

http://tools.nypl-labs.biz/gutenberg/

A discovery tool that connects Project Gutenberg authors to DBpedia metadata allowing you to find books based on the author’s information. For example answering questions like: “Books written by Nobel Laureates”

The focus of linked open data in cultural heritage is often centered on conversion, aggregation and publication of datasets. Less emphasis has been placed on consumption and reuse. This demo represents the metadata enrichment use case possible with linked data. By combining the DBpedia metadata with the Project Gutenberg corpus new discovery avenues open up beyond traditional bibliographic queries. While this dataset includes only 6000+ authors this type of enrichment could be scaled up to larger systems.