Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland on the Semantic Web

Today we’ve successfully launched phase 1 of the conversion of the Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1842) to the Linked Open Data web. Publishing location, and natural resource entities extracted from over 3000 entries in the Dictionary, this represents the first stage in what will be a complete edition in RDF form, linked to dbPeda, GeoNames, and many other semantic data sets on the Linked Web.

The first phase typically represents information in the following way

 

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