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NISO Two-Part Webinar, Enabling Discovery, Part Two: Publishers and Libraries Talk Metadata & Monographs

For purposes of discovery, the metadata supplied to libraries for e-book content must be complete, explicit and accurate. APIs have been constructed. Best practices have been identified. What are the gaps that still affect the user experience in identifying and navigating to needed content? Why might be needed to bridge those gaps? This session will bring together a cross-section of content providers and libraries to discuss the challenges faced.

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Helping people gain a greater understanding of the information community — our issues and concerns, challenges and opportunities — is core to NISO's mission. Our events are a key element of this, with our popular webinar program at their heart. And, following the NISO/NFAIS merger earlier this year, all NISO members can now attend all 14 webinars in 2020 completely free of charge! This includes an unlimited number of places and full access to a recording of each webinar for anyone who is unable to attend the event itself.

Alistair Morrison

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Manager of Library Applications, Johns Hopkins University

Alistair Morrison, is the manager of library applications at Johns Hopkins University. Previously, he was senior product manager for ScienceDirect Books at Elsevier and director of product planning at LexisNexis Academic & Library Solutions. Mr. Morrison has over 25 years of experience in academic publishing, product management, and library operations. He holds master’s degrees in philosophy and library science.

Elizabeth Miraglia

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Assistant Program Director, Metadata Services and Head, Books & Serials Metadata, UC San Diego Library

Elizabeth Miraglia is the Assistant Program Director and Head of Books and Serials in the Metadata Services Department of the UC San Diego Library. She works with both selectors and vendors on issues related to metadata in the library’s Patron-Driven Acquisition programs. This includes identifying duplicated and mis-cataloged content and coming up with strategies for improving access and discovery.

Shana McDanold

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Assistant Manager, Cataloging, for the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL)

Shana L. McDanold is Assistant Manager, Cataloging, for the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL). Shana received her MLS degree from Indiana University, Bloomington (IUB). Prior to joining Georgetown, she was the Head of the Electronic Resources & Serials Cataloging Unit at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries for 6 years. In addition to be a certified trainer for the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) for both monographic materials and serials, she has worked on several American Library Association (ALA) committees for the Association of Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Division, the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section (CRS) and the ALCTS Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (CaMMS) and served as Secretary for the Executive Board of NASIG from 2012-2015. She has also served as the PCC Standing Committee on Automation Chair and as a PCC Policy Committee BIBCO representative. Currently, Shana serves as a member of the NISO Education Committee, as a member of the Editorial Board for the peer-reviewed journal Serials Review, published by Taylor & Francis, and is co-chair of the athlete’s Team Rescue Tails, which raises money for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington.