March 28, 2017

Bibliographic Framework (BIBFRAME) in Action: A Presentation Recorded at the Library of Congress (Video)

The “Bibliographic Framework (BIBFRAME) in Action” presentation (embedded below) was recorded at the Library of Congress on October 10, 2015 and made available (via YouTube) today. It’s also available on the LC website.

The presentation was part of the Library of Congress, “Digital Future and You” series.

Here’s a Summary:

The BIBFRAME Pilot is underway and is a component of a major effort by the Library of Congress to lead the library community into the linked open data world. Developing BIBFRAME requires involvement of information specialists to create a new ecosystem in which bibliographic data are compatible with the broader World Wide Web environment. Speakers will discuss progress to date, relevance of BIBFRAME in today’s environment, and the current status of the BIBFRAME Editor, including a demonstration of the modifications to the Editor from a programmer’s perspective.

Presenters

Beacher Wiggins is the director for Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access at the Library of Congress.

Kirk Hess is a digital project coordinator in the Network Development and MARC Standards Office at the Library of Congress.

Jennifer Baum Sevec is a librarian in the U.S./Anglo Division at the Library of Congress.

Karen Hill is a librarian in the Germanic and Slavic Division at the Library of Congress.

Judith P. Cannan is the chief of the Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division at the Library of Congress.

Sally Hart McCallum is the chief of the Network Development and MARC Standards Office at the Library of Congress.

Nathan Trail is a digital project coordinator in the Network Development and MARC Standards Office at the Library of Congress.

See Also: BIBFRAME Implementation Register (via LC)

See Also: BIBFRAME Website (via LC)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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