RDF Database for PhysNet and similar Portals

von Thomas Severiens, C. Thiemann
Journal: Cataloging & Classification Quarterly
Volume: Vol. 43
Number: No. 3/4
ISSN: 0163-9374
PhysNet (www.physnet.net) is a portal for Physics initiated in1995. The portal has been developed with an OWL-Lite ontology and mySQL database, which stores triples with the facts, such as department information, postal addresses, GPS coordinates, URLs of publication repositories etc. The articles focuses on the structure and the development of the underlying ontology, it also provides a detailed overview of an online web based editorial tool that maintains the facts database.