Data in libraries: the big picture

10 August 2016

University of Chicago, Regenstein Library,
Chicago, IL, USA

Presentation slides

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8:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast & Coffee
9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions (session chair until 10:15: Ted Fons)
Welcome address
Brenda Johnson, Library Director & University Librarian
University of Chicago Introduction
IFLA organizing bodies (IT section, ARL section, Semantic Web SIG, Big Data SIG)
9:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
Text and Data Mining, Visualizations and New Scholarship
Gary Pollack, VP – Product Management EBSCO
9:45 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
Linked Data for Production (LD4P): Where Theory Meets Practice
Philip Schreur (Stanford University Libraries)
10:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Breakout Session #1: Linked Data in Practice (session chair: Wouter Klapwijk)
Data processing for digital libraries : the experience of the BnF with Europeana Sounds project
Anila Angjeli, Emmanuelle Bermes and Bertrand Caron (BnF)
ISSN: Transitioning to linked data
Clément Oury (ISSN International Center)
10:45 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Breakout Session #2: Data models (session chair : Ted Fons)
Linked Data Approach for Structuring and Interlinking Musical Catalogs
Marie Destandau, Raphaël Troncy, Konstantin Todorov, Cécile Cecconi, Martine Voisin, Isabelle Canno and Francoise Leresche
Into the Hands of the Reader: Improving Web Visibility for Libraries
Ted Fons
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Linked Data developments in library products and services (session chair: Emmanuelle Bermes)
Linked data in Ex Libris products, now and in the future
Shlomo Sanders (Ex Libris)
Linked Data at Scale
John Chapman (OCLC, USA)
1:30 p.m. 3:15 p.m.
Managing research data in libraries (session chair: Mimi Calter)
Protecting Private Data Globally: An International Framework for Research Data, Data Sharing, and Privacy
Todd Carpenter and Nettie Lagace
Mitigating the Risk : Identifying Strategic University Partnerships for Compliance Tracking of Research Data and Publications
Andrea Payant, Betty Rozum and Liz Woolcott
Boundless Use of Indiana University's Biological Research Collections Possible in Partnership with IU Libraries
Jennifer Laherty and Gary Motz
Textual Optics: Databases and Data-mining at the ARTFL Project
Robert Morrissey and Clovis Gladstone (ARTFL, University of Chicago)
3:15 p.m. 3:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m. 4:45 p.m.
Big Data experiences and IT infrastructure projects in libraries (session chair: Wouter Klapwijk)
Sayeed Choudhury (Sheridan Libraries, John Hopkins University, USA)
Line Pouchard (Purdue Libraries, Purdue University, USA)


4:45 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Conclusion and wrap up

Mansueto Tours

Tours of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library will be offered concurrently with some sessions. Attendees may sign up for tours prior to 9:30 a.m. on the morning of the program.

9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Tour #1
10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
Tour #2
1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Tour #3
3:45 p.m. 4:45 p.m.
Tour #4

Program Committee:

  • Emmanuelle Bermès, Bibliothèque nationale de France
  • Mimi Calter, Stanford University Libraries
  • Nthabiseng Kotsokoane, Monash University
  • May Chang, Western Michigan University
  • Ricardo Santos Muñoz, Bibloteca Nacional de España
  • Wouter Klapwijk, Stellenbosch University
  • Antoine Isaac, Europeana & VU Amsterdam
  • Robert Sanderson, Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library
  • María Violeta Bertolini, IFLA SCAT
  • Helen Hockx-Yu, Internet Archive
  • Roy Tennant, OCLC
  • Lars Svensson, Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
  • Raphaël Troncy, EURECOM
  • Ted Fons, Third Chapter Partners

Steering Committee

  • Emmanuelle Bermes, Bibliothèque nationale de France
  • Mimi Calter, Stanford University Libraries
  • Ted Fons, Third Chapter Partners
  • Wouter Klapwijk, Stellenbosch University
  • Nthabiseng Kotsokoane, Monash University
  • Lars Svensson, Deutsche Nationalbibliothek