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Wednesday, November 8 • 2:30pm - 3:10pm
Demystifying the Buzz Words: Linked Data, Artificial Intelligence - What Does This Mean for my Library?

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This session seeks to introduce the audience to innovative new library workflow initiatives surrounding Linked Data and Artificial Intelligence, in particular to illustrate real-life examples of how these emerging technologies are relevant to libraries, publishers and users. Our speakers are experts representing a diverse range of experiences. Phil Schreur, AUL for Technical and Access Services at Stanford University, leads the Linked Data initiative at Stanford University. Erik Mitchell, AUL for Digital Initiatives and Collaborative Services and Associate CIO at University of California Berkeley Libraries, is a researcher and author on the role of information design, technology, and literacy in empowering and sharing information communities. Ruth Pickering is co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Yewno Inc., which creates AI-driven knowledge discovery technology platforms.

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Erik Mitchell

Associate University Librarian, Digital Initiatives and Collaborative Services, UC Berkeley
I'm a librarian, administrator and researcher who cares about how libraries impact our daily lives. I have a passion for structured data and can be easily drawn into a conversation about why we focus so much library energy on metadata and information systems.
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Ruth Pickering

Co-Founder / Chief BD and Strategy Officer, Yewno
Ruth has worked for both blue-chip corporations and startups and has extensive experience across product development, program management and strategy. With experience as a managing director of large organizations, Pickering has managed both strategic planning and execution of multiple... Read More →
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Philip Schreur

Associate University Librarian for Technical and Access Services, Stanford University
Currently, I am most interested in the transition of traditional Technical Services workflows from MARC-based to linked data-based counterparts. I feel that we will be living in a hybrid environment (MARC/linked data) for quite some time and that we will need to carefully assess which... Read More →



Wednesday November 8, 2017 2:30pm - 3:10pm
Cypress North, Courtyard Marriott Hotel 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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