METRO Welcomes Library of Congress Digital Pioneer to Discuss Metadata Trends and Preservation

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Rebecca Guenther's retirement from Library of Congress and subsequent move to New York City means the regional library community gains a leading expert in bibliographic information. According to a recent tribute to Guenther by her colleagues at LC, "Guenther has nurtured
conversations among international library stakeholders, conversations that led to the development of MODSMADS and the enhancement of MARC. She helped build a solid foundation for discovery metadata. Simply put, she has almost single-handedly made it easier for the world to find things online."
 
The "digital pioneer" will join us at METRO for two events this fall; a lecture on the metadata trends for digital collections and a workshop on preservation metadata. Join us for one or both:
 
METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Change in the Digital Age: Metadata Trends for Libraries
November 16 | 5:30-7:30. Details and registration here: http://www.metro.org/en/cev/124
 
Preservation Metadata: The Cornerstone of Long-Term Digital Preservation Practices
December 7 | 10:00-4:00. Details and registration here: http://www.metro.org/en/cev/126 
 
Please contact Laura Forshay at lforshay@metro.org with any questions.

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