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Metadata Mixer: OCLC Data Science Initiatives

Speaker: Jean Godby, Ph.D, Senior Research Scientist, OCLC
Time: Wednesday, June 6th, 4-5pm
Location: Rush, 213
Title: OCLC Data Science Initiatives
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Bio: Jean Godby is a Senior Research Scientist at OCLC. She has spent over twenty-five years exploring data-oriented research interests in library metadata standards, schema mapping and transformation, exchange between libraries and publishers, knowledge discovery, and new models of resource description. Jean currently leads a team of researchers and engineers on projects featuring data science and linked data. Jean has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Ohio State University.

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Metadata Mixer: Data Citation Metadata Elements

Megan Force, Editor of Clarivate Analytics, discussed the challenges of data citation accuracy for the Data Citation Index, a scholarly research database on the Web of Science platform. Significant differences between digital research objects and other more traditional forms of scholarly output are leading to new interpretations of citation metadata elements such as author, publisher, version, and date of publication.

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