Pieter De Praetere
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NAME

Catmandu::Fix::viaf_match - Perform a direct match between a name and a mainHeadingEl from VIAF

SYNOPSIS

  viaf_match(authorName, -lang:'nl-NL', -fallback_lang:'en-US')

DESCRIPTION

Perform a direct match between a name and a mainHeadingEl and the local.personalNames of a Person in VIAF. The fix will return the prefLabel in the provided lang, or fallback_lang if one in lang does not exist. If fallback_lang also doesn't exist, the prefLabel will be empty.

Returns the following data:

  {
    'dcterms:identifier' => 'The identifier',
    'guid'               => 'The VIAF URL',
    'schema:birthDate'   => 'Birth date, if provided',
    'schema:deathDate'   => 'Death date, if provided',
    'schema:description' => 'Description, if provided',
    'skos:prefLabel'     => 'prefLabel, in lang or fallback_lang'
  }

PARAMETERS

Required parameters

path

Path to the name.

Optional parameters

lang

Language of the returned skos:prefLabel. Falls back to fallback_lang if none was found. Use IETF language tags.

fallback_lang

Fallback language.

AUTHOR

Pieter De Praetere <pieter at packed.be >

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2017- PACKED vzw

LICENSE

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

SEE ALSO

Catmandu Catmandu::VIAF Catmandu::Store::VIAF Catmandu::Fix::viaf_search