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Friday, September 30 • 8:50am - 9:50am
Deep Roots and New Growth: A Minitex Digital Initatives & Cataloging Update

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Join Minitex Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education staff to learn about the latest trends and emerging standards in cataloging and resource description. RDA, BIBFRAME (Bibliographic Framework Initiative) development, and OCLC cataloging updates are a few of the topics that will be covered. Minnesota Digital Library staff will discuss new initiatives such as the Scan For Keeps service, Ebooks Minnesota, and provide an update on new additions to the statewide digital resource, Minnesota Reflections.


Greta Bahnemann, Metadata Librarian, Minnesota Digital Library, Minitex

Greta is the Metadata Librarian for the Minnesota Digital Library, where she is responsible for implementing current metadata standards and best practices for the Minnesota Digital Library's primary project, Minnesota Reflections, a digital collection of more than 264,000 images... Read More →

Jolie Graybill, Assistant Director for Digital Initiatives & Metadata Eduction, Minitex

 Jolie Graybill joined Minitex in September 2014 as Assistant Director for Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education.

Lizzy Baus, Cataloging & Metadata Education Librarian, Minitex

Lizzy Baus joined Minitex in June 2015. As the Cataloging & Metadata Education Librarian, she develops training curriculum and oversees the Contract Cataloging Program.

Carla Urban, Digital Exhibit Outreach Coordinator, Minitex/MDL

 Carla Urban has been part of Minitex since 1995.  She currently works with the Minnesota Digital Library on digital exhibits and community scanning events.

Molly Huber, Outreach Coordinator, Mintex/MDL

Molly Huber has been the Outreach Coordinator for the Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) since September 2014. As MDL's Outreach Coordinator, she develops and manages new digital projects for Minnesota Reflections as well as taking part in planning and implementation of new initiatives... Read More →
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Sara Ring

Continuing Education Librarian, Minitex
Sara Ring is Continuing Education Librarian at Minitex in the Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education unit. She develops and presents training on linked data and metadata standards for digital collections and digital preservation. She is one of the authors and designers of 23 Linked... Read More →

Friday September 30, 2016 8:50am - 9:50am CDT
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