First version of linked YIVO encyclopedia

Tue, June 17, 2014

We are very happy to announce the first release of the YIVO Encyclopedia as Linked Open Data. This first release is merely for demonstration. If you want to have a look, here is the concept YIVO: http://data.judaicalink.org/data/yivo/YIVO

While browsing the YIVO Encyclopedia, you can access the data representation by simply replacing www.yivoencyclopedia.org/article.aspx/ with data.judaicalink.org/data/yivo/ in the URL field of your browser. For convenience, you can also use this bookmarklet:

YIVO LOD (Drag and drop this link to your bookmarks)

If you click this bookmarklet in your bookmarks while on a YIVO article, you will directly reach the Linked Data version of the same article. Have fun browsing around and let us know what you think.

Update: We also opened our SPARQL endpoint for you! And here is a query form for your convenience.

Update 2: The crawler is available at GitHub, please use our issue tracker to communicate any problems with the data.