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SEP 18

The Metadata [R]evolution: Transformative Opportunities (A "Collective Insight" event, hosted by Johns Hopkins University)

Will the future of metadata be an evolution, revolution, or both? From serving as a descriptor of items and collections to now including people and places, the progression and repurposing of metadata is an exciting frontier, full of opportunities and challenges. Participants explored the powerful potential of metadata from a variety of insightful perspectives:

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  • Paul Albert, Assistant Director of Research and Digital Services, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Anita de Waard, Vice President of Research Data Collaborations, Elsevier
  • James G. Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University
  • Barbara Preece, Director, Loyola/Notre Dame Library
  • Bob Schulz, Senior Product Manager, OCLC
  • Roberta Shaffer, Associate Librarian for Library Services, Library of Congress
  • Jackie Shieh, Coordinator, Resource Description, George Washington University Libraries
  • Winston Tabb, Dean of University Libraries and Museums, Johns Hopkins University

An archive of the chat is available online.


Video Presentations

Agenda and Presentations


(PDF, 122 KB, 4 pages)


18 September 2013


9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]


Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


In person: Glass Pavilion, Levering Hall, Johns Hopkins University; Online



This event is part of OCLC's cooperative-wide discussion series, "Collective Insight: Driven by Shared Data." This event is free and open to all.