BIBFRAME

Bibliographic Framework Initiative (Library of Congress)

The Library of Congress > BIBFRAME > Webcasts > Update Forum, January 26, 2014

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TITLE: Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) Update Forum, June 2014
SPEAKER: Beacher J.E. Wiggins, Sally Hart McCallum, Kevin Ford, Phil E. Schreur, Andrea Leigh
EVENT DATE: 2014/06/29
RUNNING TIME: 78 minutes
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DESCRIPTION:
The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community challenge to provide an alternative to the deeply embedded MARC formats that will be more compatible with the Internet and linked data environment, and that offers new opportunities to leverage information. This update at the Annual Meeting of the American Library Association in Las Vegas, Nev., shares information on current developments as work continues on this significant effort.

SPEAKERS:

  • Beacher J.E. Wiggins is director for Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access at the Library of Congress.
  • Sally Hart McCallum is chief of the Network Development and MARC Standards Office at the Library of Congress.
  • Kevin Ford is digital project coordinator in the Network Development and MARC Standards Office at the Library of Congress.
  • Phil E. Schreur is head of the Metadata Department at the Stanford University Libraries.
  • Andrea Leigh is head of the Moving Image Processing Unit at the National Audiovisual Conservation Center of the Library of Congress in Culpeper, Va.

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