Within the scope of the research of the Chair of Newer and Newest History to the celebration of 600 anniversary the University of Leipzig, information was collected about more than 1300 professors.
For historians it is not possible just to use knowledge engineering systems oder databases if the technology is not established for it. From this Situation the research group Agile Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web (AKSW) of the Institute of Informatics and the Chair of Newer and Newest History at the Historical Seminar of the University of Leipzig started a cooperation in 2007.
The Project is based on Semantic Web technologies and uses a methodology based on wiki concepts.
The Content of the catalog is publishes on this project server. It provides research interface like Linked Data and a SPARQL Endpoint.