The last stage of the five-star system requires that data published in the URI scheme be linked to other databases published under the same conditions. More information about how linked data works can be found in the Semantic Web Guide.
What are the benefits of
Data published following five-star guidelines allows anyone to discover more data as they browse through it. Consumers can also directly learn about the data publishing scheme by just studying its structure.
The publisher allows the data to be discovered, increasing its value. The publishing agency will gain these same benefits, since the resources will be available for anyone.