A couple of weeks ago I made a short presentation at a linked data session at the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). Many of the audience members were people I’ve known since I was a baby librarian (this is the group where I started my career as a presenter, and they invite me back [...]
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Some of you have already seen the live feed or the recordings for last week’s Code4Lib conference. If you have, you might already know that I was the keynote speaker for that conference. (The archive page is here, my part is about 90 minutes into session 1; slides are available too). The whole story of [...]
Starting the end of the month, ALA TechSource is sponsoring a new webinar series about RDA, this one not entirely about the guidelines. It’s called Using RDA: Moving into the Metadata Future and ‘stars’ Karen Coyle, Chris Oliver and moi (in that order), talking about the fullness of the potential that RDA represents for libraries. [...]
One of the most interesting programs at ALA Annual that I was involved with was the Linked Data grassroots program. Here’s the blurb: From Legacy Data to Linked Data: Preparing Libraries for Web 3.0. “How can library cataloging data be transformed to function within ‘Web 3.0′ and be understood by non-library web applications? Speakers from [...]
ALA Annual in Chicago has been a blur—I did three presentations (which I hope to talk about and link to slides as time permits). But one issue has been rolling over in my mind ever since I blurted something about it at my first presentation on Friday of Annual, when I was last up on [...]
Some of you may know that a few years ago (2005 actually, as I look at my files) I worked with the ALCTS Continuing Education group to set up a “Metadata Standards and Applications” workshop, as part of the series of workshops they were developing with LC funding. At the time, I was intrigued by [...]
Yesterday I did a long program for NELINET, entitled “Trepidation or Anticipation?: The Future of Cataloging and Catalogers.” This topic has been a theme of mine for some time, and I’d been invited to do this program after doing a similar, though shorter, one at the Massachusetts Library Association in the spring. The response to [...]