LACONI Technical Services Section Linked Data program

LACONI Technical Services Section
Linked Data 101: Is This Web of Data Really Real?

When:           Thursday October 29, 2015
Time:            10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:          Barrington Area Public Library

9:30-9:50 a.m.                Registration and Refreshments
9:50-10:00 a.m.              Business meeting
10:00 a.m.-3:00 pm.       Program (includes lunch break)

You’ve heard talk of linked data, shared vocabularies like BIBFRAME and, library visibility, and end user fulfillment. But what is it, why does it matter, and who needs to be involved?  Join us for an engaging, interactive discussion that gives you a great introduction to the world of linked data. You will learn you can take steps today to help your library better weave into the new fabric of the Web.

Speaker: Jeff Penka, Vice President of Product Management at Zepheira.

Please note that there is a registration fee which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00.

All attendees must register through EventBrite.


About Joy Anhalt

Cataloger. Technical Services Manager at the Tinley Park Public Library, Tinley Park, Illinois. She participates in the ILA Resources & Technical Services Forum (RTSF), LACONI Technical Services Section and the Metropolitan Library Systems' MARC Advisory Committee. She is the winner of the 2008 ILA TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award.
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