Global Open Knowledgebase

Authored by: Kristen Wilson

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
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The Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb) is a project to build an open-data, community-managed knowledge base that describes academic publications as they appear in the supply chain. GOKb was designed and implemented by the Kuali Open Library Environment founding partners and Jisc Collections, and is maintained by the Open Library Environment. This entry describes the history of the project and the core functionality of the GOKb service.

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