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"A centre of excellence in digital information management, providing advice and services to the library, information and cultural heritage communities."

UKOLN is based at the University of Bath.

Knowledge Organisation Systems

Selected Past Projects at UKOLN

LOCAH: Linked Open Copac Archives Hub

EASTER (Evaluating Automated Subject Tools for Enhancing Retrieval): testing and evaluating existing tools for automated subject metadata generation. 2009-2011.

Enhanced Tagging for Discovery (EnTag): investigating the combination and comparison of controlled and folksonomy approaches to support resource discovery in repositories and digital collections. 2007-2009.

Terminology Registry Scoping Stud (TRSS): analysing issues related to the potential delivery of a Terminology Registry as a shared infrastructure service within the JISC Information Environment. 2007-2009.

HILT: High-Level Thesaurus project aimed to research and develop solutions for problems pertaining to cross-searching multi-subject scheme information environments. 2001-2009.

Renardus: Academic Subject Gateway Service Europe. 2000-2002.

DELOS Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries. Workpackage 5: Knowledge Extraction & Semantic Interoperability (EU 6. Framework Program). 2004-2005.

DESIRE: Development of a European Service for Information on Research and Educaton. 1995-1998.