Current Research on and Use of FRBR in Libraries

an ALCTS Program

Sunday, June 24, 2012 | 8-10 AM

Content area: Transforming: E-Books and Collections

As libraries explore new bibliographic metadata standards, new questions are emerging related to uses of FRBR, data migration, and the design of discovery systems. This panel session will feature presentations from FRBR researchers from universities and real-world service providers, including OCLC and eXtensible Catalog. Panelists will discuss current research and practice in the field and explore the next important steps in facilitating and implementing FRBR adoption.


  • Yin Zhang, Professor,School of Library and Information Science, Kent State University
  • Athena Salaba, School of Library and Information Science, Kent State University
  • Jennifer Bowen, Assistant Dean, Information Management Services, University of Rochester River Campus Libraries
  • Thomas Hickey, Chief Scientist, OCLC
  • Erik Mitchell, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland iSchool
  • Carolyn McCallum, Cataloging Librarian for Nonprint Materials, Wake Forest University, Z. Smith Reynolds Library

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