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Leipzig University Library was founded in the year 1543 and is one of the oldest university libraries that serves both members of the university and the population of its surrounding city. Leipzig University Library is used nationally and internationally because of its precious holdings and extensive special collections. These include medieval and modern manuscripts, incunabulae, the collection of papyri and autographs and the collections of Ostraka and coins. Since January 1, 1998, Leipzig University Library has joined the national system for special collections in modern disciplines and is responsible for collecting literature and information in the field of Communication, Media Studies and Journalism. Leipzig University Library provides printed and electronic media for all students, teachers, and researchers at Leipzig University. It continuously improves its catalogues and its reading areas, assures modern reproduction technology, and offers services in information retrieval for every discipline. Leipzig University Library cooperates closely with libraries in Saxony and other German States as well as internationally.

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Project Collaboration

Workshop on Data Management and Electronic Resource Management in Libraries (DERM 2014)

The workshop DERM 2014, as part of the INFORMATIK 2014 conference in Stuttgart (Germany) is concerned with the transition of traditional information systems to a web-oriented and Linked Data oriented infrastructure in libraries. Read more about Workshop on Data Management and Electronic Resource Management in Libraries (DERM 2014)

News

DBpedia @ Google Summer of Code – GSoC 2017 ( 2017-03-13T11:12:50+01:00 Christopher Schulz)

2017-03-13T11:12:50+01:00 Christopher Schulz

DBpedia, one of InfAI’s community projects, will be part of the 5th Google Summer of Code program. The GsoC has the goal to bring students from all over the globe into open source software development. Read more about "DBpedia @ Google Summer of Code – GSoC 2017"

New GERBIL release v1.2.5 – Benchmarking entity annotation systems ( 2017-03-10T11:49:51+01:00 by Ricardo Usbeck)

2017-03-10T11:49:51+01:00 by Ricardo Usbeck

Dear all, the Smart Data Management competence center at AKSW is happy to announce GERBIL 1.2.5. Read more about "New GERBIL release v1.2.5 – Benchmarking entity annotation systems"

DBpedia Open Text Extraction Challenge – TextExt ( 2017-03-09T12:15:57+01:00 Christopher Schulz)

2017-03-09T12:15:57+01:00 Christopher Schulz

DBpedia, a community project affiliated with the Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI) e.V., extract structured information from Wikipedia & Wikidata. Now DBpedia started the DBpedia Open Text Extraction Challenge – TextExt. Read more about "DBpedia Open Text Extraction Challenge – TextExt"

The USPTO Linked Patent Dataset release ( 2017-02-24T17:18:51+01:00 by Mofeed Hassan)

2017-02-24T17:18:51+01:00 by Mofeed Hassan

Dear all, We are happy to announce USPTO Linked Patent Dataset release. Patents are widely used to protect intellectual property and a measure of innovation output. Read more about "The USPTO Linked Patent Dataset release"

Two accepted papers in ESWC 2017 ( 2017-02-22T17:43:38+01:00 by Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Sherif)

2017-02-22T17:43:38+01:00 by Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Sherif

Hello Community! We are very pleased to announce the acceptance of two papers in ESWC 2017 research track. The ESWC 2017 is to be held in Portoroz, Slovenia from 28th of May to the 1st of June. Read more about "Two accepted papers in ESWC 2017"