Introduction to the Principles of Linked Open Data

« This lesson offers a brief and concise introduction to Linked Open Data (LOD). No prior knowledge is assumed. Readers should gain a clear understanding of the concepts behind linked open data, how it is used, and how it is created. The tutorial is split into five parts, plus further reading:

  1. Linked open data: what is it?
  2. The role of the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)
  3. How LOD organises knowledge: ontologies
  4. The Resource Description Framework (RDF) and data formats
  5. Querying linked open data with SPARQL
  6. Further reading and resources (…) »