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Linked Data Users Group

Linked Data for Libraries Users Group (LDUG)

Future applications of AI in creating and managing library metadata

October 24, 2023, 1:00pm-2:30pm EST

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Description

Join us and our panel to discuss potential benefits and pitfalls of using artificial intelligence and machine learning in the library data ecosystem. With experimentation and use of these new technologies reaching the library world, we’ll explore the implications of their use on cataloging and metadata, and how linked data will connect.

Speakers:

Philip E. Schreur, Deputy University Librarian, Stanford University Libraries
Caroline Saccucci, chief of the U.S. Programs, Law, and Literature Division at the Library of Congress
Robin Fay, Cataloging/Metadata Librarian and Trainer


 

More information about LDUG:

As a result of a successful Linked Data Summit held in March 2017, MCLS facilitated the formation of a multi-state Linked Data for Libraries Users Group. The purpose of the group will be for libraries to discuss the latest developments in Linked Data for libraries, share experiences, explore new products, and raise awareness.

Steering Committee Members:

Marianne Swierenga, Western Michigan University, MI (Chair)
Jennifer Liss, Indiana University, IN
Julia Palos, Ball State University, IN
Jaime Pitt, Indiana Wesleyan University, IN
Andrea Kappler, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library, IN
Pam Swaidner, Indianapolis Public Library, IN
Michael Bradford, Wayne State University Libraries, MI
Heidi Keppen Palmer, University of Michigan-Dearborn, MI

For questions, please contact:

Marianne Swierenga, Steering Committee Chair - marianne.swierenga@wmich.edu
Megan Dudek, MCLS - dudekm@mcls.org

Looking for resources or more information about linked data? Check out this list of resources from the steering committee.


 

Recordings of past meetings:

April 17 & 18, 2023 All-Users Group Meeting:
MCLS Linked Data Users Group Wikidata Edit-a-thon: Local Theatre Arts Organizations
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Nov. 2, 2022 All-Users Group Meeting:
Library System's Readiness for Linked Data: Presentation by Marshall Breeding
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April 25 & 29, 2021 All-Users Group Meeting:
Spring 2022 Wikidata Edit-A-Thon: Indiana and Michigan Book Awards, opening event linknew-window-icon.png & closing event linknew-window-icon.png - Virtual exploration of Wikidata and the award-winning books from and about Indiana and Michigan, presented by MCLS's Linked Data Users Group

Oct. 28, 2021 All-Users Group Meeting:
The Making of Enslaved.org new-window-icon.png - Presentation by Seila Gonzalez Estrecha and Dean Rehberger, Matrix (the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University)

Oct. 15, 2020 All-Users Group Meeting:
Linked Data for the Perplexed Librarian: Q&A with the Authors new-window-icon.png - Discussion with Cory Lampert, Darnelle Melvin, and Anne Washington

Nov. 13, 2019 All-Users Group Meeting:  
Download a recording: LD Users Group Meeting 11-13-19.mp4
Linked Data Models and Their Implications for Search pdf-icon.png - Presentation by Stephen Hearn, University of Minnesota
Linked Data In Inspire pdf-icon.png - Presentation by Maurine McCourry, Hillsdale College
Making the Future Happen With MARCEdit pdf-icon.png - Presentation by Robin Fay

Nov. 7, 2018 All-Users Group Meeting:
Download a recording: LD Users Group Meeting 11-7-18.mp4
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May 2, 2018 All-Users Group Meeting:
Semantic Web, Authority Control, and You pdf-icon.png - Presentation by Jennifer Liss, Indiana University
Library.Link Network Update from Zepheira pdf-icon.png - Presentation by Jeff Penka, Zepheira, LLC
Q&A Recording: LDUG_Meeting_Recording_05022018.mp4
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Download a recording of 10/4/17 Users Group meeting: LD Users Group meeting 1 - 10-4-17.mp4


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