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New SWJ Policy about Addressing Review Criteria using Supplemental Files

Since introducing paper types for ontologies, datasets, tools, and applications, we have tried to strike the right balance between asking authors to provide evidence for importance, usefulness, relevance, stability, and impact (as these are some of the criteria by which we ask reviewers to rate submissions) on the one hand and readability for a broad target audience on the other hand. Based on our observations with the current setup, we decided to adjust the balance by giving more weight to meeting the interests and needs of our readers.

Call for Papers: Special issue on Benchmarking Linked Data

Call for papers:

Special issue on Benchmarking Linked Data

The provision of high-quality benchmarks and benchmarking results yields the potential of pushing the development of better approaches and solutions. This holds in particular in the Semantic Web and Linked Data domain.

EKAW 2014 features a Semantic Web journal fast-track

As announced in our blog before, the 19th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management EKAW 2014 will offer a combined submission in collaboration with the Semantic Web journal.

The Semantic Web Journal Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Web

[Update 06/19/14: We are currently getting a lot of traffic. Please be patient while the data and components are loading.]

Encouraging Five Star Linked Data Vocabulary Use at the Semantic Web Journal

After reviewing and publishing numerous linked dataset description and ontology description papers, we came to the conclusion that a journal such as the Semantic Web journal should actively encourage certain procedures that improve the quality and reusability of Linked Data in the future.