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Call For Proposals: Linked Library Data Interest Group Session at 2017 Annual Conference

*Please excuse cross-postings.*

The ALCTS/LITA Library Linked Data Interest Group (LLD-IG) seeks proposals for its meeting on Saturday, June 24th at 8:30-10:00 AM during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. LLD-IG facilitates active conversation among librarians and information professionals to discuss projects, ideas, and practical use cases related to library linked data. We welcome proposals that offer practical applications of library linked data and encourage audience participation and discussion.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Linked data projects in libraries, museums, archives, and other information communities.
  • Developing tools to support cataloging, organizing, browsing, and discovering resources using linked data. 
  • Developing ontologies or linked data applications. 
  • Collaborative linked data projects among diverse communities.
  • LOD and Administration (linked data from library administrators’ viewpoints)

Please email proposals to Anne Washington (awashington@uh.edu) and Jee Davis (jeehyun.davis@villanova.edu) by Wednesday, May 17th, 2017. Your proposal should include:

  • Proposal title
  • Proposal description (up to 150 words)
  • Name and position of presenter

We will notify you by Wednesday, Friday, May 26th, 2017 if your proposal has been accepted. We look forward to hearing from you!

Best regards,
Anne Washington (Co-chair) and Jee Davis (Co-chair)