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Thursday, November 6 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
ISNI and Contributor Disambiguation

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The International Standard Name Identifier, an ISO information standard published in 2012, is gaining adoption in various domains such as literature, scholarly research, music, film, and patent application. Laura Dawson, Product Manager for the ISNI at Bowker/ProQuest, will explain ISNI's purpose and review implementations; a designate from the Harvard Library will discuss why HL joined ISNI and what benefit it is getting from using it.


Laura Dawson

Product Manager, Identifier Services, Bowker/ProQuest
Laura Dawson is Product Manager for Identifiers at Bowker. Previously, she has worked at the following companies:FirebrandMuze/RoviSirsiDynixBarnes & Noble.comIndependent booksellersBantam Spectra BooksDoubledayLaura has also been an independent consultant to the publishing industry... Read More →

Michelle Durocher

Head, Metadata Management / Interim Head, Metadata Creation, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Michelle Durocher is enthusiastic about the evolving landscape of metadata exchange in the global information landscape. Michelle believes that our greatest gains in information discovery come from multi-institution projects and cooperative ventures. A particular passion is looking... Read More →

Thursday November 6, 2014 11:30am - 12:15pm EST
Room 122, Addlestone Library 205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29205