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Tuesday, June 20 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Keynote: Data Designed for Discovery

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Library metadata was created to describe objects and enable a reader to understand when they had the same or a different object in hand. Now linked data concepts and techniques are allowing us to recreate, merge, and link our metadata assets in new ways that better support discovery - both in our local systems and on the wider web. Tennant will describe this migration and the potential it has for solving key discovery problems.

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Roy Tennant

Senior Program Officer, OCLC
Roy Tennant is a Senior Program Officer for OCLC Research. Roy is the creator and owner of the electronic discussion Web4Lib and the creator and editor of Current Cites, an open access current awareness newsletter published every month since 1990. Roy has authored several books and... Read More →

Tuesday June 20, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
D1.03 - 1st floor Free University of Bolzano-Bozen