Program Announcement: ALA Core Linked Data Interest Group session
ALA Core Interest Group week (http://www.ala.org/core/continuing-education/interest-group-week) is February 1 to 5, 2021.
Session Title: Troubleshooting Linked Data Authority Records
Time: Monday, Feb 1, 2021, 9:00 am-10:00 am PST / 11:00 am-12:00 pm CST/ 12:00 pm-1:00 pm EST
When accessing or referencing linked data resources, catalogers or metadata librarians may encounter statements that seem incorrect. Sometimes linked data authorities for entities, particularly individuals and organizations, contain factual errors. How can these potential issues be assessed? Can individuals provide constructive feedback to the organization that hosts the authority record(s)? This session will discuss these issues, and how best practices may differ for different platforms and data sources.
Paul Frank, NACO/SACO Coordinator, Cataloging Policy Specialist, Library of Congress
Jonathan Ward, Senior Editor, Getty Vocabulary Program, Getty Institute
Nathan B. Putnam, Director, Metadata Quality, Global Product Management, OCLC
Annamarie Klose and Ben Riesenberg, Linked Data IG co-chairs
Annamarie C. Klose, MLIS
Metadata Initiatives Librarian
The Ohio State University Libraries
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