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PnP Wikidata Tool

a grid of photographs by Toni Frissell from the Library of Congress
Images by photographer Toni Frissell, Prints and Photographs Division

Try It! External

It's a Wikidata mashup! Browse 66,000 images from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs division with Wikidata.

Documentation

This proof-of-concept tool shows the potential of linking library authority data with Wikidata. You can use the facets on the left to filter resources based on biographical data linked from Wikidata. For more info, read this Signal blog post by Library of Congress staff member Matt Miller on linking Wikidata to Library of Congress authority data at id.loc.gov. To view the source code, go here External for the interface and here External for the data process.

We need you

We are interested in hearing from you about this experiment, including feedback on the documentation and any other comments. Please email us at LC-Labs@loc.gov - we'd love to hear from you!

About Matt

Matt Miller is a Linked Data Applications Technical Specialist in the Network Development and MARC Standards Office in Library Services at the Libray of Congress.

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