Diane Vizine-Goetz, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
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.