PLOS and Linked Data – What Happened Next?

« Late last year we published a blog post in these pages – “PLOS and DBpedia – an experiment towards Linked Data” – where we recounted our first cautious steps in exploring how we might relate PLOS Subject Area terms to related concepts outwith the PLOS publishing platform. Delightfully, several people were interested in this attempt and contacted us with thought-provoking questions and suggestions.

Meanwhile, as a consequence of a meet-up of the Crossref Taxonomy Interest Group we became aware of the nature.com ontologies publishing portal and, having made contact with Tony Hammond (Data Architect, Springer Nature) we met to discuss possible ways forward. (…) »