Since the first push when we deployed data.open.ac.uk, the area of linked data for education, especially in universities, as been slowly but steadily growing. This is obviously a rather good news as a critical benefit of linked data in education (some would say, the only one worth considering) is that it creates a common, public [...]
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OpenLearn is a website giving free access to Open University course material. We especially look at the “LearningSpace” where hundreds of HTML documents, called OpenLearn Units, are made available. These units represent very valuable resources for students as they provide entry points into specific topics, useful in particular in deciding whether or not to enroll [...]
The Reading Experience Database (RED) project is dedicated to collecting and using evidences of reading experiences for teaching and research. The project has created a large and very rich database regarding specific situations in which a person has read a text, and how such an experience was evidenced.
RED is one of the projects from the [...]
One of the first data sets to be made available on http://data.open.ac.uk is the contents of ORO (Open Research Online), the Open University’s repository of research publications and other research outputs. The software behind ORO is EPrints, open source software developed at the School of Electronics and Computer Science and is used widely for similar repositories across UK [...]
LUCERO is all about making University wide resources available to everyone in an open, linked data approach. We are building the technical and organisational infrastructure for institutional repositories and research projects to expose their data on the Web, as linked data. It is therefore natural for the interface to this data, the SPARQL endpoint and [...]