NISO Virtual Conference, June 15, BIBFRAME & Linked Data

NISO Announce niso-announce at NISO.ORG
Tue May 24 10:48:24 EDT 2016

Be sure you’ve seen the full roster of committed speakers for this upcoming
NISO Virtual Conference:

*BIBFRAME & Real World Applications of Linked Bibliographic Data*

*Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 11:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., EDT*

In the four years since the Library of Congress launched the BIBFRAME
project, a tremendous amount of progress has been made in transforming
traditional bibliographic information into new structures that are more
grounded in linked data and web-centric principles.  This virtual
conference will explore implementations of BIBFRAME data and related
approaches to sharing and interacting with it. Speakers will address active
projects based on linked data and how those services are improving
interactions and discovery of information resources.

The outstanding program of speakers includes:

   - Shana McDanold, Unit Head, Metadata Services, Georgetown University
   - Carolyn Hansen, Metadata Librarian, University of Cincinnati Libraries
   - Ted Lawless, Solutions Specialist, ThomsonReuters
   - Melanie Wacker, Metadata Coordinator, Columbia University
   - Michael Lauruhn, Director, Disruptive Technologies, Elsevier
   - Tim Thompson, Metadata Librarian, Princeton University
   - Beacher J.E. Wiggins, Director of Acquisitions and Bibliographic
   Access, Library of Congress
   - Eric Miller, President, Zepheira
   - Carl Stahmer, Director of Digital Scholarship, University of

· *Registration Is Open:*

Registration for NISO virtual conferences is per site (access for one
computer) and closes at 4:00pm (EDT) on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 (the day
prior to the conference). Discounts are available to NISO members and
students. Can’t be with us for the whole program? All virtual conference
registrants receive access to the recording of the event for one year, so
don’t hesitate to register for the event even if travel or other
obligations preclude you from attendance on the day of the live broadcast.

For more details about the program and to register, please visit the NISO event

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