- SKOS Core GuideSKOS Core Vocabulary SpecificationQuick Guide to Publishing a Thesaurus on the Semantic Web
The SKOS Core Vocabulary is an application of the Resource Description Framework (RDF). Using RDF allows data to be linked to and/or merged with other data. In practice, this means that distributed sources of data can be meaningfully composed and integrated.
The 'SKOS Core Guide' is a guide to the recommended usage of the SKOS Core Vocabulary, for readers who already have a basic understanding of RDF concepts.
The 'SKOS Core Vocabulary Specification' gives a reference-style overview of the SKOS Core Vocabulary, and describes policies for ownership, naming, persistence and change management.
The 'Quick Guide to Publishing a Thesaurus on the Semantic Web' describes in brief how to express the content and structure of a thesaurus, and metadata about a thesaurus, in RDF, and gives some practical guidance for publication of RDF data.