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  • Thurs. 22 September 1PM Eastern (Time zone converter). Registration link. This brief talk will provide an introduction to Questioning Authority (a lookup service) and infrastructure set up under the auspices of LD4P3, the status of this service/infrastructure, and the outstanding questions about change management.  Speaker: Steven Folsom’s work focuses on sustainable metadata practices to aid in discovery and access of library collections. As a member of the Linked Data for Libraries (LD4L) and Linked Data for Production (LD4P) series of Mellon Foundation funded grants, he participates in the development efforts of tools and data models meant to aid the adoption of linked data in libraries.
  • Thurs. 27 October 1PM Easter (Time zone converter). Topic TBD. Registration link
  • Thurs. 17 November. 1PM Easter (Time zone converter). Topic TBD. Registration link
  • Thurs. 15 December 1PM Easter (Time zone converter). Topic TBD. Registration link

Past calls

  • 14 July 2022: Demostration at the 2022 LD4 Conference on Linked Data. RECORDING SLIDES
  • 16 June 2022LD4 Rare Materials Affinity Group and Sinopia. RECORDING SLIDES
  • 5 May 2022: Tutorial and working hour during PCC Operations Committee (OpCo). RECORDING
  • 28 April 2022.  Conversion of data to/from Sinopia with Justin Littman and Jeremy Nelson. RECORDING
  • 24 March 2022. Templates and the PCC Metadata Application Profile Working Group, with T.J. Kao and Nancy Lorimer RECORDING SLIDES
  • 24 February 2022. Linked Data discovery: developing a linked data front-end with Huda Khan (Cornell) and Astrid Usong (Stanford). RECORDING
  • 27 January 2022.Sinopia usability with Astrid Usong. RECORDING
  • 16 December 2021. Non-Latin scripts in Sinopia with Larisa Walsh (University of Chicago) and Patricia Thurston (Yale University) RECORDING SLIDES
  • 18 November 2021. Sinopia, LD4, and the PCC. Michelle Futornick (Sinopia Product Owner, Stanford University) and  Melanie Wacker (PCC Chair, Columbia University). Recording. Slides (Futornick)
  • 28 October 2021:Nancy Lorimer (Stanford) on the Intersection of Sinopia, BIBFRAME, and RDA/LRM: points of convergence and divergence. RecordingSlides
  • 23 September 2021.  Beth Picknally Camden: Overview of the PCC Sinopia training modules, and how new Sinopia users can use them to get started with Sinopia. Recording
  • Thurs. 26 August 2021 Walkthrough of the PCC Serials templates in Sinopia. Recording
  • 19 July 2021: LD4 2021 Conference Session Sinopia in the PCC Context: Intro and Study Group : introduction to PCC profiles in Sinopia and a walkthrough of the PCC Monographs template in Sinopia. Recording


General Information

Co-Facilitators: Timothy Ryan Mendenhall (,  Mary Seem (, Margarita Perez Martinez (