sameAs™ covers a family of technologies and services, all supported by the idea that, given a URI, what other URIs describe the same concept

  • is the de-facto resource for co-reference in the Linked Open Data cloud
    • primarily a discovery mechanism
    • provided as s service to the community
  • sameAs stores are services we provide for publishing 3rd party data
    • used by Google, British Library, JISC, Ordnance Survey, VIAF, LATC,
      and many others
  • sameAs Lite an Open Source version of the sameAs service