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Leveraging the Power of FRBR in Library Data

Diane will describe the ongoing efforts of OCLC Research to apply principles of the FRBR model to the WorldCat database. OCLC’s FRBR activity involves grouping bibliographic records into work clusters based on author and title information in bibliographic and authority records. The results of the clustering are visible in and as experimental linked data work descriptions. The grouping of records into works also provides the basis for a number of applications and services developed by OCLC Research. Come and hear about how OCLC’s FRBR research benefits libraries.

WHEN:Wednesday, May 14, 2014
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Refreshments and Networking Time
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Presentation and Q & A

WHERE:Online Computer Library Center, Jordan Auditorium in the Kilgour Building
6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin, OH 43017

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RSVP:This program is free and open to the public. RSVP for this program with Timothy Dickey.

PRESENTER:Diane Vizine-Goetz
Diane Vizine-Goetz is a research scientist at OCLC. Diane’s research interests include subject access systems, cataloging theory and practice, and data mining library-oriented data sources. Her current research activities involve applying principles of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) model to large bibliographic datasets. Diane has also created and contributed to the development of automated tools for catalogers and classifiers. Diane participates in a variety of committees and working groups in the fields of cataloging, classification, and subject indexing. She was a member of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) working group on Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records. She is also affiliated with the Networked Knowledge Organization Systems/Services (NKOS) group and the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO). Diane earned a Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from Case Western Reserve University, a Master of Library Science degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.