International UDC Seminar 2013 - Programme published
The International UDC Seminar 2013 programme committee has made a selection of 20 talks on the topics of relationships and interplay between knowledge classification and visualization
The two-day conference programme that will take place on 24-25 October 2013 is organized into seven sessions. The keynote speaker Prof. W. Boyd Rayward will set the scene for discussions on models and metaphors of knowledge and information visualization that bridge historical and technological perspectives. The conference programme, abstracts and speakers biographies are now available on the conference website.
UDC Summary in Macedonian
Courtesy of the team from the National and University Library St Kliment Ohridski - Skopje, the first 700 classes of the UDC Summary in Macedonian are now online.
The translation online is continuing at a steady pace. Macedonian is the 51st language in the UDC Summary.
IFLA Classification and Indexing Section’s December 2012 Newsletter is now available
The December 2012 issue of the Classification and Indexing Section Newsletter is now available and also contains a section on UDC news.
UDC as linked data
The Multilingual UDC Summary has been available as SKOS (XML/RDF) since November 2011. UDC Summary has over 2,500 UDC subdivisions including common auxiliaries (language, place, form, materials, properties etc.). UDC records in this selection contain notes, examples, references and are available in 48 languages.
In addition to the static export download, the UDC SKOS export is also available for browsing via an html interface which displays each UDC class as a single page with an option for language selection. Both the linked data browsing interface and a single download are available from the UDC linked data webpage. The mapping between UDC and SKOS classes is also available from the same page.