Affiliation: Consultant, Metadata Management Associates
Sector: Library, Archive
Country: United States
Karen Coyle is a librarian with over thirty years of experience with library technology. She now consults in a variety of areas relating to digital libraries. Karen has published dozens of articles and reports, most available on her web site, kcoyle.net. She has served on standards committees including the MARC standards group (MARBI), NISO committee AX for the OpenURL standard, and was an ALA representative to the e-book standards development that led to the ePub standard. She follows, writes, and speaks on a wide range policy areas, including intellectual property, privacy, and public access to information. As a consultant she works primarily on metadata development and technology planning. She is currently investigating the possibilities offered by the semantic web and linked data technology. She blogs at http://kcoyle.blogspot.com, and has a project wiki at http://futurelib.pbworks.com.
W3C Incubator Group on Library Linked Data Open Metadata Registry/RDA in RDF MARC21 in RDF