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Join us for
"The Metadata [R]evolution: Transformative Opportunities"

18 September 2013 | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Eastern Time
In person: Glass Pavilion, Levering Hall, Johns Hopkins University
Online via live-streaming video:

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. Join us in person on 18 September at Johns Hopkins University (or virtually via live-streaming video) as we explore the powerful potential of metadata from a variety of insightful perspectives:

·         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

·         Jackie Shieh, Coordinator, Resource Description, George Washington University Libraries

·         Winston Tabb, Dean of University Libraries and Museums, Johns Hopkins University




Register to attend in person >>

This event is free to attend. OCLC will provide lunch and refreshments.

Register to participate virtually >>

Please bookmark this page for the live-streaming video. No log-in information is needed to participate virtually.


Getting there


·         For directions to University Homewood campus and to download an iPhone map app of the campus, please visit the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) website

·         View the free JHU shuttle bus schedule that runs between Amtrak Penn Station to Homewood campus.

·         View a map of the campus.


Keep the conversation going!

This event is part of our latest, cooperative-wide discussion series, "Collective Insight: Driven by Shared Data." We will post additional events throughout the coming weeks, so be sure to stay in touch and share this information with your colleagues. We invite you to keep the conversation going using the links below. You may also view past events and materials from this event series by visiting our site.

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