Rob Favini, Member Relations Liaison, OCLC, and Susan Stearns, Executive Director, Boston Library Consortium
9:15 am—Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Senior Research Scientist, OCLC and
Marie L. Radford, Chair of the Department of Information and Library Studies, Rutgers University School of Communication & Information
10:45 am—Panel and discussion
11:45 am—Summary and closing thoughts
Organizations are using data in new and exciting ways. Phrases like, "linked data," "big data" and "data visualization" have permeated these discussions, signaling a broader trend toward data-driven insight and integration of libraries into the wider Web. Data is an essential driver of success. What do we know about our collections and resources, who uses them and how? How do we share and use data within the library community and the information industry to gain greater insight? How do we utilize this data to reach out our users on the Web?
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