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Tuesday, November 7 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sharing and Discovery ‘Without Good Metadata, What is the Cost to Society? What Discoveries Are We Missing?’

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Everyone in the scholarly communications community has a vested interest in enhancing and improving shared metadata in order to make scholarly content even more discoverable.
Enriched metadata is fundamental to the improvement of publication and dataset linkage, and ultimately, to effective discovery. A group of organizations from all over the world have come together to rally the community around this critical issue in scholarly communications: sharing richer metadata. Metadata 2020 is a community effort to jointly advance the quality of Metadata in scholarly works for the benefit of researchers, funders, publishers, service providers, and librarians.

This panel discussion and workshop provides insight into the current challenges with improving metadata and opportunities that improvements present. Speakers outline some of these opportunities, demonstrate the uses of rich metadata, discuss some of the current limitations, and suggest ways that different communities within scholarly communications can commit to improving metadata. Representatives from research faculty, libraries, publishers, service providers, funders, and new initiatives present their perspectives, and engage attendees in a larger discussion about how we might better work together and improve communication to improve metadata in a way that will be most useful to the community.

Working together we can build on existing efforts to make research more discoverable.

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Michelle Brewer

Medical Librarian and Manager, Market Intelligence, Wolters Kluwer Health
Keen interests include libraries of all types, research and education. I enjoy examining and synthesizing new ideas, paradigm changes and innovations both inside and outside the information marketplace in a variety of professional disciplines and industries.Michelle Brewer is the... Read More →
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Lettie Conrad

Product Research & Development Affiliate, Maverick Publishing Specialists
I bring 15+ years publishing experience to my work with a variety of global information organizations and partners, dedicated to advancing knowledge and driving product innovations that ensure positive and effective researcher experiences. As a senior Maverick associate and independent... Read More →

Jennifer Kemp

Head of Business Development, Crossref
Jennifer Kemp works with organizations that use Crossref metadata. Prior to Crossref, she was most recently Senior Manager of Policy and External Relations, North America for Springer Nature, where she served previously as Manager for the eBooks Product and Americas Library Marketing... Read More →
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Maryann Martone

Researcher/Scholar/Scientist, UCSD
As co-director of the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research, Dr. Martone has been leading the development of databases for light and electron microscopic data and new techniques and software tools to acquire and represent this knowledge within realistic neuronal mo... Read More →

Tuesday November 7, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Salon II, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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