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Sample Data

The data available on this page represents work in progress, about which the British Library is seeking feedback.

To download datasets and sample data in formats we currently support, visit our downloads page. Further information is provided on our Free data services page.

Knowledge Organizations dataset published as linked open data (RDF/XML; N-Triples)

Knowledge Organizations are UK (as well as Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories) organizations which are identified by MARC organization codes and International Standard Identifiers for Libraries and related organizations (ISIL).

This is an experimental linked open data release. Please note that British Library HTTP URIs do not currently resolve and may change in the future. Further information, including the data model and the ontologies used is available here.

This data is released under a Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication licence. For further details about our terms and conditions, please see here.

Knowledge Organizations 2019-05 172 nt
Knowledge Organizations 2019-05 99 rdfxml
VoID description 2019-05 3 ttl

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Journal articles in Researcher Format (CSV)

The British Library is currently examining options for making subject-specific journal article metadata available for projects. The files below provide csv samples of journal article metadata covering Palaeontology and Crystallography.

Crystallography 2016-08 8,799 csv
Palaeontology 2016-08 3,250 csv

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