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Name Authority Records – A Primer for Scholars and Researchers

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dc.contributor.author Fairclough, Ian
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-08T15:34:01Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-08T15:34:01Z
dc.date.issued 2019-02-08
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/11417
dc.description.abstract Name authority work is integral to documenting and properly identifying scholarly activity. Often thought about as merely an aspect of cataloging, name authority records are increasingly of value to researchers. Scholars might consider ORCID, a rival project, to address all research requirements. But ORCID and other projects cannot substitute for proper identification of "who did what" with respect to authorship in a manner that only name authority work can achieve. In recent years the scope of coverage of information documented in name authority records has become increasingly diverse, and details of such data have been parsed out in numerous ways, readying them for use with linked data. Drawing from extensive personal experience, the presenter will demonstrate how communication with scholars via email and consultation of pertinent Internet resources has resulted in improvements for all.
dc.description.sponsorship George Mason University Libraries Professional Development Committee en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Bridging the Spectrum Symposium en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 United States *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/us/ *
dc.subject name authorities en_US
dc.subject library cataloging en_US
dc.title Name Authority Records – A Primer for Scholars and Researchers en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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