Controlled vocabularies/ontologies in the Czech Republic, how they work, where to find them, CNZK, CSU, etc.

  • 26 February 2024
    9:30 AM – 11:45 AM
  • online

This course is held in the Czech language.

Annotation: Controlled vocabularies and ontologies are essential tools for ensuring semantic interoperability of information systems. The training is focused on explaining the basic principles, structure, and functions of controlled vocabularies and ontologies; attention is paid to their typology and methodology of use and implementation in science and research information systems. The general principles are presented with concrete examples, and examples of systems in the form of thesauri, classifications, codebooks, and ontologies are selected for selected subject areas and domains.

Benefit for participants: participants gain a comprehensive insight into the subject, can recognise the different types of controlled vocabularies and ontologies, can assess their structure and suitability of their use for individual types of information processes, and can use them in basic thematic search.

Level: beginner

Language: Czech

Prerequisites: Completed courses on metadata I and II or viewed recordings.

Tutor: Josef Schwarz

Josef Schwarz

Josef Schwarz (*1974) has long been involved in the issues of information organization, substantive processing and document retrieval mainly from a methodological and practical point of view; in this area he participates in the implementation of projects, lectures and provides consultations. Currently, he works as a digital curator at the Centre for Information Technology of the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in the LINDAT/CLARIAH-CZ project.

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